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Re: Installing perl modules (was: File::ReadBackwards)

On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 03:20:45AM -0500, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> On Sat, May 03, 2003 at 05:40:30PM -0700, Troy Arnold wrote:
> > 
> > Is there a Debian Way or some otherwise best practices to deal with
> > mixing and matching of dpkg installed modules vs. hand-installed
> > modules, (i.e. CPAN.pm or 'perl Makefile.pl') ?
> > 
> > It seems like things could get kind of messy.
> Teaching a man to fish ...
>  nnorman@anar:~$ apt-cache search cpan

Knew how to catch that one...

>  nnorman@anar:~$ apt-cache show dh-make-perl

Didn't know how to catch that one, thanks.
The man page for dh-make-perl mentioned the Debian Perl Policy:

That's helpful too.

I learned that locally built stuff (duh!) is placed in /usr/local/


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