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Re^3: CPAN ask me install a package repeatly

by Riales (Hermit)
on Feb 22, 2012 at 19:44 UTC ( #955607=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: CPAN ask me install a package repeatly
in thread CPAN ask me install a package repeatly

Have you tried running the command w/ sudo?
sudo perl -MCPAN -e 'install File::Basename'

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Re^4: CPAN ask me install a package repeatly
by plantae (Initiate) on Feb 22, 2012 at 20:18 UTC
    I install modules in my local directory, without any problem .
    This problem only occurs after I try to install perl-5.15.4.
    sudo only applies if I have root access.

      I'm fairly ignorant as to what's really happening when I install a module via MCPAN, but in my experience it seems that some modules require root to install properly...but let me know if this is a misconception on my part!

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[james28909]: thanks
[james28909]: what i am trying to do is track state of a chat based application. i need to be able to store the channels and such for a user, and when they join a new server/channel i need to be able to update that feild.
[james28909]: do you think OO would best suite that?
[karlgoethebier]: james28909: The last two are not mainstream. You have been warned ;-)
[karlgoethebier]: james28909: I don't know. Try it.

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