From: John P. Looney (jplooney-ilug at domain online.ie)
Date: Fri 19 May 2000 - 14:56:50 IST
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
-- "The fool must be beaten with a stick, for an intelligent person the merest hint is sufficient" -- Zen Master Greg
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.6 : Thu 06 Feb 2003 - 13:06:13 GMT