[Pdx-pm] perl upgrade
alan at clueserver.org
Wed Jan 30 13:33:57 PST 2008
> Lindsey Kuper wrote:
>> If I were to, say, just save it on my desktop and then run "install
>> ~/Desktop/Snapshot_2008_01_30_00", then CPAN just goes looking out in
>> the world for things called that. Schwern, is there a magic trick I
>> don't know?
> I thought it was just that it probably doesn't know about ~ expansion, but
> it doesn't appear to do filepaths at all. Nor file URIs. I put in a
> request for absolute URIs and file paths.
> CPANPLUS, otoh, will handle local files but it does not appear to
> the bundle file.
> One similar trick is that you can run "cpan ." in a distribution directory
> it will install that with the CPAN shell. Handy if you download a module
> tarball and it turns out to have a bunch of directories.
I need to understand how CPAN figures dependencies. I have a couple of
modules that a co-worker tried to install via CPAN into 5.10.0 and it
failed to find Class::MethodMaker when building GnuPG::Interface and a few
others. Not certain what it takes to get the problem resolved these days.
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