### elaborate help text
CPAN Terminal> /? cs
### add a new custom source
CPAN Terminal> /cs −−add file:///path/to/releases
### list all your custom sources by
CPAN Terminal> /cs −−list
### display the contents of a custom source by URI or ID
CPAN Terminal> /cs −−contents file:///path/to/releases
CPAN Terminal> /cs −−contents 1
### Update a custom source by URI or ID
CPAN Terminal> /cs −−update file:///path/to/releases
CPAN Terminal> /cs −−update 1
### Remove a custom source by URI or ID
CPAN Terminal> /cs −−remove file:///path/to/releases
CPAN Terminal> /cs −−remove 1
### Write an index file for a custom source, to share
### with 3rd parties or remote users
CPAN Terminal> /cs −−write file:///path/to/releases
### Make sure to save your sources when adding/removing
### sources, so your changes are reflected in the cache:
CPAN Terminal> x
This is a "CPANPLUS::Shell::Default" plugin that can add custom sources to your CPANPLUS installation. This is a wrapper around the "custom module sources" code as outlined in " CUSTOM MODULE SOURCES " in CPANPLUS::Backend.
This allows you to extend your index of available modules beyond what’s available on "CPAN" with your own local distributions, or ones offered by third parties.
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