No, no, no, no. The problem is that Mac OS X uses passive FTP by default. You have to set an environmental variable -- FTP_PASSIVE=1 to let CPAN know how to FTP properly. If you're using bash, type "export FTP_PASSIVE=1" in your shell; tcsh, type "setenv FTP_PASSIVE 1".

In reply to Re^2: CPAN problems on Mac OS X by Anonymous Monk
in thread CPAN problems on Mac OS X by cgraf

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