[tpm] Dependency chains

Dave Doyle dave.s.doyle at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 12:34:54 PDT 2010

If you wish to do it while browsing instead of programmaticly you can just
do a search on search.cpan.org and look at the POD of the module. Beneath
the author photo, and download link in the upper right there's a
"Dependencies" link that gets you a nifty page like this:


(including test stats)
dave.s.doyle at gmail.com

On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 3:26 PM, Fulko Hew <fulko.hew at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 3:23 PM, <arocker at vex.net> wrote:
> > Is there any way to check the dependency chain of a CPAN module against
> an
> > installed configuration in advance of an attempt to install?
> >
> > It would be so much more agreeable to start from the bottom and work
> > upwards, in a series of successes, than to work down through a succession
> > of aborts and then back up, (especially when some of the dependencies
> > appear to be mutual).
> I haven't tried it, but because I was looking for other 'module' related
> stuff this
> morning I saw:
> CPAN::FindDependencies
> http://search.cpan.org/~dcantrell/CPAN-FindDependencies-2.34/lib/CPAN/FindDependencies.pm
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