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From:
Randy W. Sims
Date:
December 23, 2004 20:15
Subject:
Re: On the subject of CPAN indexing and the wrong modules being presentedfor upgrade
Message ID:
41CB97EC.80105@ThePierianSpring.org
John Peacock wrote:
> Aaron Sherman wrote:
> 
>> Wasn't that a problem with an old version of CPAN? I recall the solution
>> was to use CPAN to update just CPAN itself
>>
>>     install CPAN
> 
> 
> CPAN is up to date.
> 
>>
>> and then update the CPAN bundle:
>>
>>     install Bundle::CPAN
> 
> 
> Running install for module File::Spec...
> Running install for module Archive::Tar...
> Running install for module Net::Cmd...
> Running install for module IO::String...
> 
>>
>> and all should be well. Pardon me if I'm missing some context,
>> and this has already been mentioned.
>>
> 
> command 'r' still shows the following:
> 
> Package namespace         installed    latest  in CPAN file
> B                              1.02      1.07  
> N/NW/NWCLARK/perl-5.8.6.tar.gz
> 
> So that's not it.  I'm not saying this is fixable, just that I noticed 
> it as a discrepancy...

generation: 8

'll fix it right up ;-)


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