[sf-perl] /usr/local/foo/ for cpan and locally grown modules

Garth Webb garth.webb at gmail.com
Thu Jan 25 09:36:37 PST 2007

On 1/24/07, David Alban <extasia at extasia.org> wrote:
> Greetings,
> Assume I'm not allowed to modify the perl installation on a set of
> machines.


Then today I installed Crypt::PasswdMD5 from cpan.  I ran "perl
> Makefile.PL".  I then edited the resulting make file so that it would
> install in /usr/local/foo rather than the default location.

You should do this instead:

  perl Makefile.PL PREFIX=/usr/local/foo

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