Dry running a CPAN install
andrew-li at black1.org.uk
Tue Jun 5 11:53:21 BST 2007
Tara L Andrews wrote:
> On 5 Jun 2007, at 11:12, alex at owal.co.uk wrote:
>> You can tell it to install in a different location. You dont have to put
>> them into the main library tree.
> But even to do that might take you all morning sorting out
> dependencies. True, you'd have your answer, but now you have to do it
> all over again.
True, but at least after half an hour you can give up knowing you
haven't done any damage to the rest of the system. Then you can decide
whether you really wanted to install the orginal module, or do it
But an more analytic way would be better.
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