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Re: Install fails at a basic first step when installing perl modules


On Tue, 2012-10-16 at 19:15 -0400, Kevin Bailey wrote:

> I've set up a Debian squeeze server from scratch to install LedgerSMB on 
> and followed the steps in the INSTALL file.
> When trying to install the perl modules I get:
> ..hidden..:~/web$ perl Makefile.PL
> Can't locate inc/Module/Install.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /etc/perl 
> /usr/local/lib/perl/5.10.1 /usr/local/share/perl/5.10.1 /usr/lib/perl5 
> /usr/share/perl5 /usr/lib/perl/5.10 /usr/share/perl/5.10 
> /usr/local/lib/site_perl .) at Makefile.PL line 5.
> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at Makefile.PL line 5.

   As Ye Chuah alluded to; if libmodule-install-perl is not installed on
the system you're working on, you need to install it. (It's needed for
the package build/install not for LedgerSMB itself, but because of the
way you're doing the install it needs to be available.)