cpan problem

Tony Baechler tony at
Sat May 15 11:27:56 UTC 2010

No, that won't work in this case because it's interactive, at least I 
don't think it would work. You have to provide input, but doesn't less 
buffer text when used in a pipe?

On 5/13/2010 11:54 PM, Geoff Shang wrote:
> Hi,
> I've not used cpan but it sounds like it's sending its output to 
> standard error. I *hate* it when programs do this, but it's easy 
> enough to work around when they do. Type:
> <command> 2>&1 |less
> This will redirect standard error to standard output.

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