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Re: Problems installing Perl modules with CPAN on Wheezy

On Sat, Jun 28, 2014 at 09:14:09AM -0400, slitt wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:25:41 -0700
> David Christensen <dpchrist@holgerdanske.com> wrote:
> > On 06/27/2014 09:15 AM, Darac Marjal wrote:
> > > For the record, you might find it more useful to check if Debian
> > > has a package first, before resorting to CPAN.
> > 
> > +1
> > 
> > 
> > I've destabilized Debian stable with non-Debian software, including
> > CPAN modules.  Now I am loath to install anything except via
> > 'apt-get'.
> LOL, at a client's place, I was trying to customize the
> Perl-written Interchange web store software (don't ever use it, it's
> an atrocity) on circa 2003 Red Hat, and had to use CPAN for a new
> capability. That CPAN download broke the client's Vim and some other
> softwares. It took me 2 hours to undo the damage.
> That was the beginning of the end of my relationship with Perl.

That would have been the beginning of the end of my relationship with
Red Hat! I think you blamed the wrong suspect. :(

"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people
who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the 
oppressing." --- Malcolm X

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