SPUG: Re: Installing modules w/o superuser perms

Jeremy Mates jmates at sial.org
Wed Nov 24 16:49:20 CST 2004

I have some notes on User-specific CPAN Configuration at:


I have also had to fiddle with certain ExtUtils::MakeMaker arguments to
avoid various platform specific bugs, e.g. to set INSTALLSITEMAN1DIR
manually due to it pointing at system locations. An easy way to check is
to 'perl Makefile.PL' the module, then grep the resulting Makefile to
see if anything still uses a system path instead of one under your home

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