Re: Questions about building from source
On Mon, 3 Feb 2003, Clay Fandre wrote:
> On Sat, 01 Feb 2003, Bill Moseley wrote:
> > - If a module is not available as a Debian package, what's the recommended
> > way to install it? CPAN.pm? perl Makefile.PL? Or somehow convert it into
> > a .deb?
> Check out dh-make-perl.
How does it deal with dependecies in Makefile.PL?
One advantage of using debian packages as perl modules seems like upgrades
to the packages can be handled by apt. (dist-upgrade, for example).
But what's the advantage of downloading a CPAN module and building a .deb
over just perl -MCPAN 'install foo'?
Bill Moseley firstname.lastname@example.org