When I run the perl script provided by Fastolfe I get some extra output in the results:
dal1:/home/user1 % perlmodver.pl CPAN
Module Installed CPAN
CPAN: Storable loaded ok (v2.13)
Going to read /home/user1/.cpan/Metadata
Database was generated on Thu, 03 Jan 2008 05:38:06 GMT
CPAN 1.9205 1.9205
Is there a simple way to discard this additional text?
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