These posts pointed me in the write direction. Hopefully, this clarification can help someone else fix this same problem.
To install DateTime on Mac
- read the original post from Perrmoss and the reply by Corion for background info
- sudo CPAN
- go through configuration (if needed) press enter for most options except:
- choose "follow" for the prerequisite policy (instead of ask)
- personally, I made the recommended/common choices to some of the options (like UNINST=1)
Now here's the key:
- Try to install DateTime. Every time you see an error, install the package that's missing by:
- Looking for text along the lines of
Can't locate Params/Validate.pm in @INC (@INC
Can't locate DateTime/Locale.pm in @INC (@INC
- Take the "Params/Validate.pm" part and convert it to
- and run the corresponding command in CPAN:
For me to get the DateTime module to install I had to run the following, first:
Keep following that pattern and you'll get it installed, finally!!!
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