cpm man page

cpm — a fast CPAN module installer


  # install modules into local/
  > cpm install Module1 Module2 ...

  # install modules with verbose messages
  > cpm install -v Module

  # from cpanfile (with cpanfile.snapshot if any)
  > cpm install

  # install module into current @INC istead of local/
  > cpm install -g Module

  # prefer TRIAL release
  > cpm install --dev Moose

  # install modules as if version of your perl is 5.8.5
  # so that modules which are not core in 5.8.5 will be installed
  > cpm install --target-perl 5.8.5

  # resolve distribution names from DARKPAN/modules/02packages.details.txt.gz
  # and fetch distibutions from DARKPAN/authors/id/...
  > cpm install --resolver 02packages,http://example.com/darkpan Your::Module
  > cpm install --resolver 02packages,file:///path/to/darkpan    Your::Module

  # use darkpan first, and if it fails, use metadb and normal CPAN
  > cpm install --resolver 02packages,http://example.com/darkpan --resolver metadb Your::Module


  -w, --workers=N
        number of workers, default: 5
  -L, --local-lib-contained=DIR
        directory to install modules into, default: local/
  -g, --global
        install modules into current @INC instead of local/
  -v, --verbose
        verbose mode; you can see what is going on
      --target-perl=VERSION  (EXPERIMENTAL)
        install modules as if verison is your perl is VERSION
        base url for the CPAN mirror to use, you can use --mirror multiple times
        default: http://www.cpan.org and http://backpan.perl.org
  -r, --resolver=class,args (EXPERIMENTAL, will be removed or renamed)
        specify resolvers, you can use --resolver multiple times
        available classes: metadb/metacpan/02packages/snapshot
      --dev (EXPERIMENTAL)
        resolve TRIAL distributions too
      --color, --no-color
        turn on/off color output, default: on
      --test, --no-test
        run test cases, default: no
        generate man pages
      --with-develop (EXPERIMENTAL)
        install develop dependencies in cpanfile too
      --retry, --no-retry
        retry configure/build/test/install if fails, default: retry
  -V, --version
        show version
  -h, --help
        show this help


2017-03-23 perl v5.24.1 User Contributed Perl Documentation