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Re: how to determine whether a module is installed or not?

by k_manimuthu (Monk)
on Dec 28, 2010 at 08:50 UTC ( #879401=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to how to determine whether a module is installed or not?

A command line option

perl -MModule::Name -e l

If the "Module::Name" installed it doesn't show the error. Otherwise it shows the error.

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[Corion]: Hi tye btw ;)
[Corion]: I found plenty of not chatty enough logs with Perl too ... I'm slowly coming to appreciate Log::Log4perl resp. our homegrown alternative
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[tye]: I get an error string but no reason and no context. Like die "Could not read file.\n" but with a stack trace where all of the useful context is stripped.

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