in reply to Inserting HTML using Net::SMTP

MIME::Lite is pure Perl so it should be easy to install locally. Failing that, you can roll your own MIME encoder and do it that way. But it hardly seems worth the trouble.

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Re^2: Inserting HTML using Net::SMTP
by njweatherman (Sexton) on Jun 07, 2007 at 15:45 UTC
    Unfortunately, the server that hosts our web page will not install any other modules. How do I do the MIME encoder?
      You don't have to have MIME::Lite installed in the system-wide paths, you can just install it in your user home directory and use lib ('/my/user/home'); to add that to your @INC path at runtime.

      You can do that even without using CPAN.pm. Just download the tarball from CPAN, extract it, create the necessary directory structure in your user home directory (/home/me/MIME/ for example) and drop Lite.pm into it. You might also want MIME::Types and Mail::Address both of which are pure perl, and although it'll be faster at runtime with cpan::MIME::Base64 and MIME::QuotedPrint which both have bits of XS in them, it will get by just fine without them.

      Spending a few minutes getting those things into place will be a lot faster than rolling your own MIME encoder.