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Old 09-23-2012, 05:07 PM   #1
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Perl: CPAN modules under Debian (Wheezy) not installing properly.

Hi All,

I'm trying to determine if this is a bug or if it's by design, but when I call:

cpan[1]> install "IPC::Cache"

The module reports that it installs successfully, but the perl scripts cannot find it.

Even manually building the module and running 'make install' still fails to install it properly.

Hopefully this log of a CPAN install can show some light on it:

cpan[11]> force install "IPC::Cache"
Running install for module 'IPC::Cache'
Running make for D/DC/DCLINTON/IPC-Cache-0.02.tar.gz
Checksum for /root/.cpan/sources/authors/id/D/DC/DCLINTON/IPC-Cache-0.02.tar.gz ok Building D/DC/DCLINTON/IPC-Cache-0.02.tar.gz

Checking if your kit is complete...
Looks good
Writing Makefile for IPC::Cache
Writing MYMETA.yml
cp blib/lib/IPC/
Manifying blib/man3/IPC::Cache.3pm
/usr/bin/make -- OK
Running make test
PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 /usr/bin/perl "-Iblib/lib" "-Iblib/arch"
ok 1
ok 2
ok 3
ok 4
ok 5
ok 6
ok 7
ok 8
ok 9
ok 10
ok 11
ok 12
ok 13
ok 14
ok 15
ok 16
/usr/bin/make test -- OK
Running make install
Appending installation info to /root/perl5/lib/perl5/i486-linux-gnu-thread-multi-64int/perllocal.pod
/usr/bin/make install -- OK


Is this potentially a bug or is this by design and I'm missing something??

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