Hardest to install CPAN Module? was Re: easy introduction to perl

Jesse Vincent jesse at fsck.com
Sat Oct 6 23:46:25 BST 2007

On Oct 6, 2007, at 5:29 PM, Steve Mynott wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 06, 2007 at 09:33:40PM +0100, Peter Corlett typed:
>> On 6 Oct 2007, at 20:15, Matt S Trout wrote:
>> [...]
>>> In fact, the same goes for Catalyst - if you're careful you can  
>>> get it
>>> installed without needing to compile -anything- (and there's ways
>>> and means
>>> of installing your own copies of XS modules onto servers anyway,
>>> just needs
>>> a little bit of smarts applied).
>> Umm, Catalyst is the archetype of hard-to-install CPAN modules.
> Well I've not installed RT recently but the last time I did  
> (admittedly
> years ago) it needed a specific subversion of DBD::mysql.

That was true for a couple weeks a couple years ago when something  

> RT would be my candidate for hardest-to-install CPAN module.

Also, RT isn't a CPAN module.

> -- 
> Steve Mynott <steve at tightrope.demon.co.uk>

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