Actually, changing the source of cpan
rather than /usr/bin
resulted in the modules being placed in the desired path.
Our sysadmin (yes I know, what am I doing mucking about with the internals of cpan if I'm not him) installed a locally-compiled version of perl and adjusted the $PATH
to read /usr/local
first. As soon as you cited the source, I realized that.
So, thanks again.
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