[rt-users] I've asked the beginner perl group but no oneresponded

Les Driggers ldriggers at fncinc.com
Wed Apr 16 16:18:35 EDT 2008


#man 1 cpan


f   Forces the specified action, when it normally would have failed.





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[mailto:rt-users-bounces at lists.bestpractical.com] On Behalf Of Mathew
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 2:45 PM
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Subject: Re: [rt-users] I've asked the beginner perl group but no



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Mathew Snyder <mathew.snyder at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 3:43 PM
Subject: Re: [rt-users] I've asked the beginner perl group but no one
To: Winn Johnston <winn_johnston at yahoo.com>

The cpan manpage doesn't list an 'f' option.  Does it exist and simply
isn't documented?



On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 3:13 PM, Winn Johnston <winn_johnston at yahoo.com>


How about trying

cpan -if HTML::FormatText
cpan -if XML::RS
cpan -if Apache::DBI


--- Mathew <mathew.snyder at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm trying to make the (re-)installation of RT as
> painless as possible
> for future generations.  I've encountered a problem
> though in that I
> can't get HTML::FormatText, XML::RSS or Apache-DBI
> to install through
> `make fixdeps`.  As a result I've written a small
> script which parses
> the output of `make testdeps` for any lines
> containing "MISSING".
> I'm trying to pass these modules onto cpan and force
> their installation
> with no luck.  I've tried the following:
> CPAN::Shell::force(install,$mod_name)
> CPAN::Module::force(install,$mod_name)
> system "perl -MCPAN -e 'force install $mod_name'"
> None work.
> How can I take care of this?
> Mathew
> --
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> JJ: "You're listening to Metallica."
> Matt: "Come on now, it isn't like I actually paid
> for it."
> Keep up with me and what I'm up to:
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