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Re: Small bug in dh-make-perl? [was dh-make-perl]

"Sean 'Shaleh' Perry" <shalehperry@attbi.com> writes:

>> So apparently the dh-make-perl overlay is causing this error some how.
>> I need some of the perl modules installed right now for a school
>> project so am installing them directly with the CPAN shell, until I
>> figure out if its my local technique that is the problem.
>> I wonder if doing this without dh-make-perl, sort of behind debians
>> back, will cause me some grief in some way later?
> Put everything in /usr/local/lib/site_perl.  Once the immediacy of your need
> has gone away, you can spend time looking for a better solution.  I would have
> sworn File::Find was packaged.

On my install, even perldoc was not available.  Once added, calling 
perldoc File::Find was the test I used to see if it was available.  It
wasn't. But maybe more a shortcoming of my install technique than
anything else.

> The biggest issue you will face is if another package depends on say File::Find
> it will install it and you will have two possibly differing versions of a perl
> module installed.

Ok, that could be easily resolved I think so I guess its no biggie.

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