cpan problem

Tony Baechler tony at
Sat May 15 11:26:17 UTC 2010

Isn't there an option for pager under the options menu? It seems to me 
that you can enter "o" to go into a menu where you can set your mirror 
and preferences. Also, is pager set in your environment?

On 5/13/2010 11:16 PM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> I'm having a huge problem with the cpan program. This problem happens 
> when I search for stuff to install. Whoever made the cpan program 
> apparently didn't like the less or more programs and what they can do 
> because a search with more results than the screen can hold just 
> scrolls off the screen. Would using the script command with cpan and 
> then doing my search and exiting and saving then later filtering the 
> typescript file made by the script program work or might there be a 
> better solution?

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