Can’t install any CPAN module on Raspberry Pi


I just had a hard time about trying to install a CPAN module on my Rasberry.

Network access was ok, but CPAN configuration was full of errors, and even after I manually defined the mirror site to use, here was the error message I got each time I tried to install a module :

I finally found why : The system time was not up to date !

Indeed, Rasberry has no internal clock, so it’s back to 1970′s after each reboot. (you should set a ntp service to fix that)

To fix this, just use the date -s dd/mm/yyyy  command, and all should be ok.

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