activestate perl on cygwin
DePriest, Jason R.
Tue Jan 9 17:13:00 GMT 2007
On 1/9/07, Brian Dessent wrote:
> moka at hol dot gr wrote:
> > But how do you then install modules? Just like in unix from the tarballs
> > that are intended for unix?
> Essentially, yes. Just run CPAN (perl -MCPAN -e shell) and type
> "install Foo::Bar" just as you would on any unix system. You don't have
> to actually know or care about tarballs, CPAN does all that for you.
One caveat. If you are behind a proxy server that requires
authentication, ActiveState's PPM install tools are much easier to get
reliably working than the various command-line tools that CPAN uses
(wget, lynx, ncftp, Net::FTP, etc).
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
More information about the Cygwin