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Re: My favorite pitfall: setting up CPAN

by Arunbear (Parson)
on Apr 13, 2012 at 10:58 UTC ( #964894=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to My favorite pitfall: setting up CPAN

I'm also a happy cpanminus user:
+% cpanm -n Attempt ! ! Can't write to /usr/local/share/perl5 and /usr/local/bin: Installing + modules to /home/arun/perl5 ! To turn off this warning, you have to do one of the following: ! - run me as a root or with --sudo option (to install to /usr/local +/share/perl5 and /usr/local/bin) | - run me with --local-lib option e.g. cpanm --local-lib=~/perl5 ! - Set PERL_CPANM_OPT="--local-lib=~/perl5" environment variable (i +n your shell rc file) ! - Configure local::lib in your shell to set PERL_MM_OPT etc. ! --> Working on Attempt Fetching +1.tar.gz ... OK Configuring Attempt-1.01 ... OK Building Attempt-1.01 ... OK Successfully installed Attempt-1.01 1 distribution installed
It makes installing modules quick and easy, and doesn't need to run as root. Another bonus is that it can be installed as a standalone script without needing to use cpan.

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[shmem]: It's common for some vendors to have column names such as WRSTVG or some other such whizzbang, and another table where these names are mapped to something meaningful depending on how you look at the data
[shmem]: afair in SAP that occurs all the time
[shmem]: afair in SAP that sort of indirection is sprinkled all over the database (for hysterical raisins)

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