perl and cpan

Mark Fowler mark at
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


  perl Makefile.PL
  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!)


s''  Mark Fowler                                         mark at
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