On Saturday 14 April 2007, Gabor Szabo wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to setup a database where I could pick one or more Perl
> modules from CPAN ( http://search.cpan.org/ ) and see which Linux
> distributions provide that module (and which version of the module) in
> their
> standard packing system?
> For Ubuntu I was pointed at this site:
> http://packages.ubuntulinux.org/dapper/perl/
> I guess I can screen scrap that page or I might even get my hand on
> the original database. Same with Debian
> http://www.debian.org/distrib/packages I think.
> What about other distribution? What about Solaris and other Unix machines?
> Can you ppl. point me to the package listings of other distributions?

Put it all on one line:

ncftpls \ 
grep '^perl-' 

This is only for Mandriva 2007.1. If you want different versions, you can play 
with the URL.

Note that some of the packages there are core: perl-devel, perl-doc, etc.


        Shlomi Fish

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