> Allow me to ask one question about this.  Is there a nice
> client-based access
> to CPAN?  Like a command-line program that just lists available
> packages and
> installs the ones you want?  I never got into Perl for long
> enough to find out;
> my CPAN experience was entirely web-based.

perl -MCPAN -shell

Or something like that.

Then you can issue commands and search around, query packages, and select
items for installation.


James