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don't use CPAN for /usr/bin/perl
Authored by: CarlRJ on Jul 21, '09 12:53:37AM
That's all great in theory but in practice it does not work ... There is blame to go around to all parties (like doing what you say is essentially impossible do to the way module paths work in perl)

Uh, look, are you sure you understand the definitions of the words "theory" and "practice"? I've been using Perl this way for the past half dozen years (on the Mac, that is -- I've been programming in Perl on various platforms since the early 90's) and it has been working just fine for me in practice. I'm not looking to have an argument, but please don't tell me that something I have been doing can't be done.

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