perl and cpan

Mark Fowler mark at twoshortplanks.com
Tue Oct 1 10:24:08 BST 2002


On Mon, 30 Sep 2002, Nik Clayton wrote:

> The easiest way to work around this is probably to download the .tar.gz 
> files for modules yourself, extract them, and run
> 
>      /usr/bin/perl Makefile.PL
>      make all install

not

  perl Makefile.PL
  make
  make test
  make install  (as root)

Which is the standard way to do it, since then you know if the darn thing 
works or not ;-)  Or does make all do that, and you just have the effect 
of running tests as root (eeeek!)

Mark.

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