How do I install CPAN on Windows 10?

Using CPAN on Win32 ActivePerl

How do I install CPAN on Windows 10?

Using CPAN on Win32 ActivePerl

  1. Download and install ActivePerl (5.12. 4 and 5.14. 1 are available at the time of this writing) with the default options.
  2. Open a command line window ( Start > Run > cmd )
  3. Run cpan.

What is the use of ActivePerl?

ActivePerl is a distribution of Perl from ActiveState (formerly part of Sophos) for Windows, macOS, Linux, Solaris, AIX and HP-UX. A few main editions are available, including: Community (free, for development use only), and several paid tiers up to Enterprise that includes support for OEM licensing.

What is the difference between Strawberry Perl and ActivePerl?

I think Strawberry Perl also comes with a few modules that let you install PPMs (Perl Package Manager files). ActivePerl installs modules using its own format called PPM (Perl Package Manager). The official repository is hosted by ActiveState.

How do I run CPAN?

Setting up CPAN

  1. Log into your server via SSH.
  2. Create the following directories:
  3. Set up CPAN to install the modules.
  4. If the CPAN setup doesn’t appear, then enter o conf init at the cpan> prompt.
  5. Type yes and then press the Enter key.
  6. Press the Enter key to accept local::lib.
  7. Type yes and then click the Enter key.

How do I download from cpan?

If you have CPAN Minus installed you can type in cpanm –look WWW::Mechanize. It will download the distribution, unzip it and open a subshell in the unzipped directory.

What is cpan command?

“cpan” splits this variable on whitespace and prepends that list to @ARGV before it processes the command-line arguments. For instance, if you always want to use “local:lib”, you can set “CPAN_OPTS” to “-I”.

What is Perl used for?

Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.

Where are CPAN modules installed?

First of all, CPAN doesn’t install modules. It’s a repository….If a module is installed in a non-standard location,

  • PERL5LIB can be used to let perl know where to find the modules.
  • PATH can be used to let the system know where to find bundled programs.
  • MANPATH can be used to let man know where to find the man pages.

What is Strawberry Perl used for?

Strawberry Perl is a perl environment for MS Windows containing all you need to run and develop perl applications. It is designed to be as close as possible to perl environment on UNIX systems.

Where are cpan modules installed?

How do I install CPAN modules?

Install and manage Perl modules in your home directory on…

  1. Make a personal configuration for use with the CPAN module:
  2. When returned to the shell prompt, run the CPAN module; enter: perl -MCPAN -e shell.
  3. Configure the CPAN module to install new modules in your home directory: