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Re: Programmatic way to get CPAN Module tarballs?

by ctilmes (Priest)
on Jan 13, 2010 at 17:43 UTC ( #817237=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Programmatic way to get CPAN Module tarballs?

Try the CPAN module itself.

CPAN::Distribution::get might do the trick.


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Re^2: Programmatic way to get CPAN Module tarballs?
by Plankton (Priest) on Jan 13, 2010 at 17:58 UTC
    thanks! exactly what I needed!
      #!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; use CPAN; my @cpanmods = qw / Algorithm::Interval2Prefix \ Apache::Session::File \ ... other modules go here XML::Generator /; for my $cpanmod ( @cpanmods ) { for my $mod (CPAN::Shell->expand("Module", $cpanmod )) { print "http://search.cpan.org/CPAN/authors/id/" . $mod +->{'RO'}{'CPAN_FILE'} . "\n"; } }

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