cpan explanation for layman

CanadaGuy

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I'm still pretty new to the hosting game, and in particular DirectAdmin. I went through the SpamAssassin install here:


and followed the steps for Debian and apt. What is cpan and why should someone use that option over the OS package manager? Is the end result the same? Or are different packages installed?
 
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