CPANPLUS::Shell::Default

NAME

CPANPLUS::Shell::Default − the default CPANPLUS shell

SYNOPSIS

### loading the shell:
$ cpanp # run 'cpanp' from the command line
$ perl −MCPANPLUS −eshell # load the shell from the command line
use CPANPLUS::Shell qw[Default]; # load this shell via the API
# always done via CPANPLUS::Shell
my $ui = CPANPLUS::Shell−>new;
$ui−>shell; # run the shell
$ui−>dispatch_on_input( input => 'x'); # update the source using the
# dispatch method
### when in the shell:
### Note that all commands can also take options.
### Look at their underlying CPANPLUS::Backend methods to see
### what options those are.
cpanp> h # show help messages
cpanp> ? # show help messages
cpanp> m Acme # find acme modules, allows regexes
cpanp> a KANE # find modules by kane, allows regexes
cpanp> f Acme::Foo # get a list of all releases of Acme::Foo
cpanp> i Acme::Foo # install Acme::Foo
cpanp> i Acme−Foo−1.3 # install version 1.3 of Acme::Foo
cpanp> i <URI> # install from URI, like ftp://foo.com/X.tgz
cpanp> i <DIR> # install from an absolute or relative directory
cpanp> i 1 3..5 # install search results 1, 3, 4 and 5
cpanp> i * # install all search results
cpanp> a KANE; i *; # find modules by kane, install all results
cpanp> t Acme::Foo # test Acme::Foo, without installing it
cpanp> u Acme::Foo # uninstall Acme::Foo
cpanp> d Acme::Foo # download Acme::Foo
cpanp> z Acme::Foo # download & extract Acme::Foo, then open a
# shell in the extraction directory
cpanp> c Acme::Foo # get a list of test results for Acme::Foo
cpanp> l Acme::Foo # view details about the Acme::Foo package
cpanp> r Acme::Foo # view Acme::Foo's README file
cpanp> o # get a list of all installed modules that
# are out of date
cpanp> o 1..3 # list uptodateness from a previous search
cpanp> s conf # show config settings
cpanp> s conf md5 1 # enable md5 checks
cpanp> s program # show program settings
cpanp> s edit # edit config file
cpanp> s reconfigure # go through initial configuration again
cpanp> s selfupdate # update your CPANPLUS install
cpanp> s save # save config to disk
cpanp> s mirrors # show currently selected mirrors
cpanp> ! [PERL CODE] # execute the following perl code
cpanp> b # create an autobundle for this computers
# perl installation
cpanp> x # reload index files (purges cache)
cpanp> x −−update_source # reload index files, get fresh source files
cpanp> p [FILE] # print error stack (to a file)
cpanp> v # show the banner
cpanp> w # show last search results again
cpanp> q # quit the shell
cpanp> e # exit the shell and reload
cpanp> /plugins # list available plugins
cpanp> /? PLUGIN # list help test of <PLUGIN>
### common options:
cpanp> i ... −−skiptest # skip tests
cpanp> i ... −−force # force all operations
cpanp> i ... −−verbose # run in verbose mode

DESCRIPTION

This module provides the default user interface to "CPANPLUS". You can start it via the "cpanp" binary, or as detailed in the SYNOPSIS .

BUG REPORTS

Please report bugs or other issues to <bug−[email protected]<gt>.

AUTHOR

This module by Jos Boumans <[email protected]>.

COPYRIGHT

The CPAN++ interface (of which this module is a part of) is copyright (c) 2001 − 2007, Jos Boumans <[email protected]>. All rights reserved.

This library is free software; you may redistribute and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

SEE ALSO

CPANPLUS::Shell::Classic, CPANPLUS::Shell, cpanp