On Fri, May 19, 2000 at 02:50:54PM +0100, Gordon McCormick mentioned:
> > Now, what package is that with, and where do I get that ? I'd *much*
> > prefer an RPM, as opposed to snarfing it from CPAN.
> It's from CGI.pm - make sure it's v2.53 or above though, I've seen
> a RPM's for older versions all over the shop, but they wont work.
Ah. Right. D'oh.
> Out of curiosity, what are the advantages of as RPM as opposed to getting
> it from CPAN?
Neatness. Anything that's downloaded, and isn't RPM'd goes in /usr/local.
the idea being that when I reinstall/upgrade, I just do
rpm -qa > /usr/local/rpms.txt
and backup /usr/local, and I've the system back the way I want it, if
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