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noah on 09/17/07


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How to start CPAN on Windows/ActivePerl

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ActivePerl has a great package manager utility -- just type "ppm" at the prompt.

The problem is that ActivePerl's PPM points to ActivePerl's package repository, which doesn't contain every module listed on CPAN.

The solution is to invoke the cpan utility under windows! Here's how.

  1. perl -MCPAN -e shell

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