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.