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It's not clear to me why you need perl to "configure cron". If you don't yet understand cron, I'd stay away from Schedule::Cron until it's clear to you why you'd need it. If cron is really what you need for the job, it should be a one time setup. "man -a crontab" should get you started.
[TINPC@perlcabal.com shh]$ su real