[sf-perl] local::lib

Matthew Lanier matt at lanier.org
Mon Mar 21 11:22:49 PDT 2011

if you look at the output from a local::lib install, it also sets some 
convenience variables that some might miss, such as MM and MB 
configuration.  yes, it's basically a wrapper around knowing how to set 
your PERL5LIB and other vars properly, which some can.


On Mon, 21 Mar 
2011, Fred Moyer wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 7:47 AM, Matthew Lanier <matt at lanier.org> wrote:
>> perl folk-
>> i helped a coworker through local::lib setup last week, in exchange for him
>> writing up the steps to share.  here they are (pardon his snark....)
>> http://blog.cmyers.org/index.php/2011/03/18/reproducble-change-controlled-perl-deployment-with-locallib/
> Maybe I'm missing the point of local::lib, but the same goal can be
> accomplished by installing a copy of perl in a non-system directory
> with the PREFIX option:
> sh Configure -Dprefix=$HOME/perl
> This has the added benefit of not needing the local::lib module
> dependency, making the program portable across any Perl installation
> that has the required modules installed.
>> m@
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