Dry running a CPAN install

Andrew Black 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 
another way.

But an more analytic way would be better.

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