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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                         # are out of date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-cpanplus@rt.cpan.org<gt>.

AUTHOR

This module by Jos Boumans <kane@cpan.org>.

COPYRIGHT

The CPAN++ interface (of which this module is a part of) is copyright (c) 2001 - 2007, Jos Boumans <kane@cpan.org>. 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