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clearing CPAN

by torres09 (Acolyte)
on Jul 05, 2013 at 06:11 UTC ( #1042607=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
torres09 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Can anyone tell me , how to clear cpan , so all the preloaded modules can be deleted

Comment on clearing CPAN
Re: clearing CPAN
by Corion (Pope) on Jul 05, 2013 at 07:18 UTC

    What do you mean by "clear CPAN"?

    What do you mean by "preloaded modules"?

    Do you mean that you want to remove modules that you installed previously?

      yes exactly , I wish to remove the cpan I installed previously
Re: clearing CPAN
by Rahul6990 (Beadle) on Jul 05, 2013 at 07:24 UTC
    Hi torres09,

    May be this link help you.
      no it does not , the uninstall does not work

        This sort of comment often results in the sort of long drawn out thread you note here. The page linked suggests several ways of uninstalling modules, did none of them work for you? I find that hard to believe, the code provided by daxim works for me.

        If you have a problem, and something doesn't work you need to provide more details as to what happened. The it "does not work" posts are useless, they give people nothing to work with. For the second time today plesae read and understand How do I post a question effectively?.

        Update: Fixed typo.

Re: clearing CPAN
by marto (Chancellor) on Jul 05, 2013 at 08:42 UTC

    cpan has no uninstall functionality. Alternatives like cpanp do.

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