[rt-users] Help with Module::Install::RTx

Kelly F. Hickel kfh at mqsoftware.com
Wed Oct 19 11:04:31 EDT 2005

Has anyone used this to build an extension to RT?  I need some help.


I'd like to release the next version of Statistics with this, but have a
few problems, some of which may be because I've never used
Module::Install, nor ExtUtils::MakeMaker.


1)  How do I tell it what goes into the dist?  I put Statistics.pm in
lib/RTx, and that seemed to work, but when I put all the files for
/opt/rt3/local/html in html/RTx it added them to the manifest (Yay), but
told me the files in just plain html (as opposed to html/RTx) didn't
exist.  Do I have to have two copies of them?


2) I'd like all the files to either go to /opt/rt3/share or
/opt/rt3/local, as decided by the user installing the package, how do I
do that?


3) After installing my first cut of the dist, "make uninstall" said that
it was unsafe and would tell me what it would do, but failed to find the
packing list in /usr/lib/perl, not too surprising, as the the "make
install" put the packing list in


Are there any good examples of using this? I couldn't seem to find






Kelly F. Hickel
Senior Software Architect
MQSoftware, Inc
kfh at mqsoftware.com


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