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I'd advise making sure that you can build and install modules manually before using Try going thru the following steps:

  • Download the gzip file for a module that you want from CPAN. Initially go for a pure-Perl module like the latest version of
  • Unzip and untar the file.
  • Run thru the standard installation steps investigating any errors that you see:
    • perl Makefile.PL
    • make
    • make test
    • make install
  • Having successfully installed a pure Perl module, try it again with a XS-based module like HTML::Parser.
  • Once you've successfully built both types of module, try them again using

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In reply to Re: difficulty using by davorg
in thread difficulty using by ybiC

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