A "ipkg list | grep perl-module-io" shows the following available

perl-module-io - 5.8.8-r25 - perl module io
perl-module-io-dir - 5.8.8-r25 - perl module io-dir
perl-module-io-file - 5.8.8-r25 - perl module io-file
perl-module-io-handle - 5.8.8-r25 - perl module io-handle
perl-module-io-pipe - 5.8.8-r25 - perl module io-pipe
perl-module-io-poll - 5.8.8-r25 - perl module io-poll
perl-module-io-seekable - 5.8.8-r25 - perl module io-seekable
perl-module-io-select - 5.8.8-r25 - perl module io-select
perl-module-io-socket - 5.8.8-r25 - perl module io-socket
perl-module-io-socket-inet - 5.8.8-r25 - perl module io-socket-inet
perl-module-io-socket-unix - 5.8.8-r25 - perl module io-socket-unix

pick the ones you need and do a "ipkg install <Module-name>



On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 4:43 PM, matthew carlson <matthewfcarlson@hotmail.com> wrote:

I Don't really know python, nor have the time to. Could I just get a general
default perl distro and then CPAN to install the other non-default packages?
Or would that just not work?

gordu wrote:
>
> Matthew,
> Don' have my stix handy but a "ipkg --list | grep perl" will list all of
> the
> available perl packages. Its possible there is a package that just
> contains
> IO:Socket. Although I found a bunch of the packages I wanted were not
> there,
> and I found trying to cross-compile perl stuff to make my own packages a
> nightmare.
>
> What I ended up doing was swithing a bunch of stuff to python, for
> whatever
> reason the python pakages seem to be much more complete.
>
> gord u
>
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 6:22 PM, Matthew Carlson <
> matthewfcarlson@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>>  I want to be able to use perl modules like IO:Socket. How would I
>> install
>> those modules? I have install perl, but it fails to install modules with
>> it.
>> There is a package called perl-modules but it fills up the gumstix and
>> then
>> I have to reflash it. Any suggestions?
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