Gentoo Archives: gentoo-perl

From: Yuval Yaari <yuval@g.o>
To: gentoo-perl@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-perl] Scalar::Util qw( weaken )
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 10:16:59
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-perl] Scalar::Util qw( weaken ) by Alex Efros
Alex Efros wrote:
> It's usual for me to take some module from CPAN just to evaluate it in > several minutes and drop. Installing it manually isn't an option because > it may need up to 20-30 other modules as dependencies. Ask in list to add > them in portage has a little sense because chances are I'll not need it > after a day and it's hard to wait for several days until it will be added. >
Try g-cpan, it should help you in situations like the one you've mentioned. Eventually the module + deps turn into ebuilds and are installed with emerge... HTH, ~Y