I think this is solved in later versions of CPAN.pm but you'll have to
download and install it by hand,
On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 05:23:46PM +0100, John P. Looney wrote:
> Bah. I wanted to install "umodpack" for installing unreal tournament
> packages. It needs perl, and a few packages.
>> So, I did;
>> cpan> install Data::Dumper
> Running make for G/GS/GSAR/perl-5.6.1.tar.gz
>> Trying with "/usr/bin/lynx -source" to get
>ftp://ftp.perl.org/pub/CPAN/authors/id/G/GS/GSAR/perl-5.6.1.tar.gz>> System call "/usr/bin/lynx -source
> 'ftp://ftp.perl.org/pub/CPAN/authors/id/G/GS/GSAR/perl-5.6.1.tar.gz' >
> returned status 0 (wstat 2)
> Warning: expected file
> [/root/.cpan/sources/authors/id/G/GS/GSAR/perl-5.6.1.tar.gz] doesn't exist
>> You'll notice the first thing it did was download & install perl-5.6.1
> first. Is there anyway I can get it to stop that ?
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