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Re^2: Yes, even you can use CPAN

by TonyNY (Beadle)
on Jul 04, 2018 at 12:51 UTC ( #1217884=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Yes, even you can use CPAN
in thread Yes, even you can use CPAN


I've looked on CPAN but can't find any

"source links"

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Re^3: Yes, even you can use CPAN
by hippo (Chancellor) on Jul 04, 2018 at 13:02 UTC

    Do you see how on eg. JSON::PP there is a link in the left nav which says "Source" and a link beside it which says "(raw)"? It's the raw link you want.

    Update: marto's reply suggests he sees this nav on the right instead of on the left. Regardless of where the CSS puts it for you a simple search-in-page for "Source" should find it.

Re^3: Yes, even you can use CPAN
by marto (Archbishop) on Jul 04, 2018 at 12:57 UTC

    When viewing the page for a module, e.g. Mojolicious, on the right hand side of the page:

    Distribution: Mojolicious Module version: 7.87 Source (raw) Browse (raw)

    This may not render on the right hand side on a mobile browser with the screen in portrait orientation.

    However, the manual process is laborious (think about having to satisfy dependencies), you'd essentially be manually downloading/copying and pasting lots of files. Well worth resolving whatever issues there are within your organisation. At $work we have no direct internet connection, however minicpan makes it trivial to maintain a mirror and transfer this into the network via an approved route.

    Update: alternatively, metacpan lets you access the source like this:

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