does CPAN still work?

Andy Armstrong andy at
Sun Aug 5 22:46:03 BST 2007

On 5 Aug 2007, at 22:20, Michael Stillwell wrote:
> I'm on OS X, but I'd have thought this would be fairly well  
> supported.  I also install into a home directory with the  
> equivalent of:
> perl Makefile.PL LIB=$HOME/local/lib/CPAN INSTALLMAN1DIR=$HOME/ 
> local/man/man1 INSTALLMAN3DIR=$HOME/local/man/man3 INSTALLSCRIPT= 
> $HOME/local/lib/CPAN/bin INSTALLDIRS=perl

I'm on OSX but installing to the default location and I don't have  
any particular problems. I certainly wouldn't say it's worse than in  
the past.

Andy Armstrong,

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