A Tool For Auto-Installing CPAN Packages

Max Kanat-Alexander mkanat at bugzilla.org
Tue Oct 16 23:27:47 UTC 2007

On Tue, 16 Oct 2007 08:52:35 -0500 Dave Williss
<dwilliss at microimages.com> wrote:
> I would also like to see a link on the download page which would 
> download ALL the CPAN packages required by Bugzilla. 

	It's not possible to download them as installed code, because
there are many XS modules in the dependency chain which must be
compiled for your specific version of Perl and processor type.

	It *would* be possible to provide all of the .tar.gz files from

> The reason for this is that I've had to install Bugzilla multiple
> times on machines which were on a private LAN and did not have
> internet access,

	Yes, this is a very common situation and we will probably
enhance install-module.pl in the future to deal with it.

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