Section: User Contributed Perl Documentation (3)
CPAN::API::HOWTO - a recipe book for programming with CPAN.pm
All of these recipes assume that you have put ``use CPAN''
at the top of
What distribution contains a particular module?
my $distribution = CPAN::Shell->expand(
This returns a string of the form ``AUTHORID/TARBALL''. If you want the
full path and filename to this distribution on a CPAN mirror, then it is
What modules does a particular distribution contain?
my @modules = CPAN::Shell->expand(
You may also refer to a distribution in the form A/AU/AUTHORID/TARBALL.
the main CPAN
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.