[Chicago-talk] "I don't have permission to install a module on the system!"

Andy Lester andy at petdance.com
Fri Dec 12 13:23:29 CST 2003

> I Read and followed The Friendly, shiny Manual and met with limited results
> when attempting to install modules without root. Any pointers, hints or
> helpful riddles? Does one need root for CPAN.pm?

You need to install the modules to your home directory.  Do this:

perl Makefile.PL PREFIX=/your/home/directory/lib
make test
make install


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