I was thinking about generating a local copy of CPAN and searched for how to do it and it turned out that all is needed is this module & app :) Very nice and useful. All you need is a .minicpanrc for configuration and then just execute `minicpan`
Well, having your local mirror of CPAN is just sooo useful when you are disconnected from the Internet and that you need to install or upgrade some modules. Combined with the autoinstall features of CPAN/CPANPLUS, installing a module is now extremely quick.
A longtime search has ended :"), thanx perl.com and Simon Cozen idea to post short-articles so that we can find new jewels.
The ideal way to have CPAN near you when u need it.. a big thanx for this module.
One additional feature will be good i.e.
the ability to choose the MIRROR from which to sync in
And the command flag which will edit directly the CPAN::Condig, otherwise
I now have to do this :