Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
No such thing as a small change

Re: MCPAN install seems impossible

by jimbus (Friar)
on Dec 20, 2005 at 15:43 UTC ( #518094=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to MCPAN install seems impossible

I've found that sometimes modules are config for specific systems or the mcpan misses a requirement (or at least thats what authors claim when I write them) and there isn't facility to make the adjustments in the shell. While outside the cpan shell, find the module files (eg: ~/.cpan/build/modulename)and do the perl Makefile.PL/make/make test/make install routine by hand. Even if it fails, you should better input as to the problem or decide to force the install.


Never moon a werewolf!

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://518094]
and all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others rifling through the Monastery: (5)
As of 2017-01-24 02:07 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    Do you watch meteor showers?

    Results (200 votes). Check out past polls.