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On newish perls (I'd guess since perl 5.12, but I could be wrong), site/lib takes precedence over lib, to allow "overwriting"/shadowing/updating of core modules without touching the core package.

And why has it suddenly started installing itself in a different place?

The idea is that package managers (like activestate's ppm, or debian's dpkg) install into lib/, and CPAN installers into site/lib. Since the "Reveal this spoiler" link doesn't work for me (says "No such parent node"), I can't tell whether it worked as expected.


In reply to Re: Which takes priority site\lib or lib? by moritz
in thread Which takes priority site\lib or lib? by BrowserUk

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