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Installing Perl modules with cpanminus

While browsing CPAN I found an intersting module by Tatsuhiko Miyagawa cpanminus.  Basically, this is a script to get, unpack, build and install modules from CPAN. The best part of  is it’s dependency free, requires zero configuration, and stands alone. When running, it requires only 10MB of RAM. [Source: CPAN]

There are Debian packages, RPMs, FreeBSD ports, and packages for other operation systems available. If you want to use the package management system, search for cpanminus and use the appropriate command to install.

You can also build from latest source itself.

I have tried it on my CentOs 4.6 and Windows XP machine. Some of the advantages which I can see at first place are:

Will try to get some  more findings.

Cheers,

 

 

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