SPUG: Installing modules w/o superuser perms

Jay Scherrer jay at scherrer.com
Wed Nov 24 16:36:34 CST 2004

Before running: make install
Can you switch  to super user? (su)
Looks like this is the requirement.

Jay Scherrer

On Wednesday 24 November 2004 12:30 pm, Thane Williams wrote:
> Ok, well, I figure out part of it. I had tried exporting PERL5LIB
> as "/export/home/thane/perllib". When I export it as:
> PERL5LIB=/export/home/thane/perllib/lib/5.6.1:/export/home/thane/pe
> I get a lot farther. This time "make test" completes
> successfully... but "make install is still failing:
> Warning: You do not have permissions to install into
> /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.1/sun4-solaris at
> /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.6.1/ExtUtils/Install.pm line 85.
> Cannot forceunlink /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.1/Expect.pod:
> Permission denied at /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.6.1/File/Find.pm line
> 525 make: *** [pure_site_install] Error 255
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