Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Don't ask to ask, just ask

Re: help managing modules using

by nicholasrperez (Monk)
on Nov 13, 2006 at 20:47 UTC ( #583824=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to help managing modules using

This is an issue that was recently discussed in yast vs cpan in which I offered this comment.

I actually use Debian, too (unstable x86-64, aka etch), but the comments in that node are relevant to any distro. I'll reiterate only a little bit here: Have a completely separate development space. Let Debian do its own thing with regards to modules and you keep your own compiled perl and CPAN'd modules somewhere saparate (your ~/ maybe?).
  • Comment on Re: help managing modules using

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^2: help managing modules using
by j3 (Friar) on Nov 14, 2006 at 08:08 UTC

    Ah... that sounds like a very good idea. Thank you. I could then keep a log of of every module installed, so that the installation could be easily reproduced if necessary (either on other machines, or if I somehow manage to befoul this one and need to replace it).

    (your ~/ maybe?)

    Actually, I tend to put bigger stuff like this into their very own /opt/foo directory, with the source tucked away in /opt/src. This has a nice side-effect of making uninstallion a snap (well, a "cd /opt; rm -fr foo" anyway :) ).

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://583824]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others imbibing at the Monastery: (5)
As of 2016-10-21 10:12 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    How many different varieties (color, size, etc) of socks do you have in your sock drawer?

    Results (288 votes). Check out past polls.