[Israel.pm] Problems with latest CPAN module

Gabor Szabo szabgab at gmail.com
Sat Nov 4 12:22:32 PST 2006


On 11/4/06, Yossi Itzkovich <Yossi.Itzkovich at ecitele.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have updated CPAN on my machine (Solaris 10, Perl 5.8.4, CPAN 1.8802),
> and since then, when trying to install modules (I tried few) I get:
>
> "Can't locate object method safe_quote via package CPAN::HandleConfig at
> /auto/ns_nm/users/iyossi/perl//CPAN.pm line 5425, <STDIN> line 1"
>
> I didn't find any such report in the web.
>
> My questions:
> 1. Have someone in the list had similar problem - any solution too?

Have you tried to install Bundle::CPAN ?

> 2. How can I install previous CPAN version?

cpan> install A/AN/ANDK/CPAN-1.88.tar.gz

but CPAN.pm is using other modules. you might need them

> 3. I managed to make+make test the module by myself. But "make install"
> fails because it tries to install in site's installation directories.
> How can I point it to $PERL5LIB ?

something like this:

perl Makefile.PL PREFIX=$PERL5LIB LIB=$PERL5LIB


Gabor



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