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Re: perl version depends

Michael Stone wrote:
> Quoting Martin Schulze (joey@finlandia.Infodrom.North.DE):
> > Before this screwup I didn't realize that most but not all modules are
> > placed in /usr/lib/perl5/$version/$arch-linux/$dir while plain 
> > /usr/lib/per5 would be sufficient, too.  We should have made it
> > policy that modules have to omit the versioned directory where it is
> > possible.
> Except that this isn't what's happening; the new perl is ignoring
> /usr/lib/perl5. (E.g., I couldn't install netstd the other day because

That's the main cause of this thread...

> it couldn't find DebianNet.pm--which is in /usr/lib/perl5--until I put a
> symlink in /usr/lib/perl5/5.005. Can someone give a concise explanation
> of the rationale behind that?

I can't but s/o said that


would help.  I haven't tried.  I have copied the missing modules into
/usr/lib/perl5/5.005 since I had to put the machine back online *quick*.



The only stupid question is the unasked one.

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