[svk-devel] SVK build question

Chris.Fouts at qimonda.com Chris.Fouts at qimonda.com
Mon Oct 23 10:13:37 EDT 2006

Thanks to everyone's patience and answers, SVK is now 
installed and running! 

>-----Original Message-----
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>[mailto:svk-devel-bounces at bestpractical.com] On Behalf Of Dr Bean
>Sent: Friday, October 20, 2006 4:15 AM
>To: svk-devel at bestpractical.com
>Subject: Re: [svk-devel] SVK build question
>On Thu, 19 Oct 2006, Chris.Fouts at qimonda.com wrote:
>> I installed my CPAN bundle. Now when I make SVK, I get the 
>> following...
>> Sorry, we have to rerun the configuration dialog for CPAN.pm due to 
>> the following indispensable but missing parameters:
>> Parameters for the 'perl Build.PL' command?
>> Typical frequently used settings:
>>     --install_base /home/xxx             # different installation
>> directory
>> Do I give it the Perl install base, as the parameter name 
>implies, or 
>> my home dir, as the parameter value implies?
>Module::Build is an all-perl alternative to 
>ExtUtils::MakeMaker and make.
>--install_base is something like the equivalent of $PREFIX.
>Its man page says:
>	An "install_base" parameter lets you specify an
>       alternative installation root like /home/foo..
>	 You can also set the whole bunch of installation paths
>	 by supplying the "install_base" parameter to point to a
>	 directory on your sys- tem.  For instance, if you set
>	 "install_base" to "/home/ken" on a Linux system...
>The default as superuser might be something like 'usr/lib/perl5'.
>I don't think you'd need to set it unless you weren't the superuser.
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>                                 to failure without a loss of
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