[gobolinux-users] Perl module problems

Jonas Karlsson jonka750 at student.liu.se
Wed Nov 8 21:23:01 UTC 2006

2006/11/8, Paul Dann <giddie at christian.net>:
>  Thanks for the quick reply Jonas,
>  Jonas Karlsson wrote:
>>  To be honest I have never installed a perl module from recipe, I
>> always use cpan instead. Maybe we can use cpan as well, I have a
>> feeling that they know this better than us.
>  I actually used MakeRecipe to compile the modules from the source at cpan,
> so it'll be the same as CompileProgram's behaviour I would imagine.  Is this
> what you mean?
No, cpan is a command line tool to interact directly with CPAN (and
install Perl modules). Try issue 'cpan' at the prompt and you'll see.
It has nothing to do with Compile (or CompileProgram).

>>  This should not happen, instead you should get a warning stating that
>> there's a conflict. No new program should overwrite any link by
>> default (this behavious can be changed by specifying the corresponding
>> option).
>> If you are sure that you not have specified forcing overwrites of
>> symlink, please post a bug report at bugs.gobolinux.org.
>  Compile does in fact declare a conflict at the symlinking stage, but it
> seems to go ahead and relink it anyway.  When compiling Perl-XML_Writer, it
> doesn't complain at all, and re-symlinks the whole of /lib/perl5.
Please file a bug report.


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