[CentOS] perl

David G. Miller dave at davenjudy.org
Thu Aug 21 13:46:38 UTC 2008


"Mad Unix" <madunix at gmail.com> wrote:

> Am trying to install perl module "File::Find", but not able it gave the
> following
>
> cpan[1]> install File::Find
> CPAN: Storable loaded ok (v2.15)
> Going to read /root/.cpan/Metadata
>   Database was generated on Thu, 21 Aug 2008 02:03:21 GMT
> Running install for module 'File::Find'
> The most recent version "1.12" of the module "File::Find"
> is part of the perl-5.10.0 distribution. To install that, you need to run
>   force install File::Find   --or--
>   install R/RG/RGARCIA/perl-5.10.0.tar.gz
> CPAN: Time::HiRes loaded ok (v1.9715)
> Running make test
>   Can't test without successful make
> Running make install
>   Make had returned bad status, install seems impossible
> Failed during this command:
>  RGARCIA/perl-5.10.0.tar.gz                   : make NO isa perl
>
>
> cpan[2]> quit
> Lockfile removed.
> [root at PowerEdge1 ftpsync-1.2.33]# perl -version
>
> This is perl, v5.8.8 built for x86_64-linux-thread-multi
>
> Copyright 1987-2006, Larry Wall
>
> Perl may be copied only under the terms of either the Artistic License or
> the
> GNU General Public License, which may be found in the Perl 5 source kit.
>
> Complete documentation for Perl, including FAQ lists, should be found on
> this system using "man perl" or "perldoc perl".  If you have access to the
> Internet, point your browser at http://www.perl.org/, the Perl Home Page.
That is just cpan's user friendly way of telling you that File:Find is 
already installed:

[dave at bend ~]# rpm -q --whatprovides /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/File/Find.pm
perl-5.8.8-10.el5_2.3

The command "man File::Find" should succeed and provide you with the man 
page.

Cheers,
Dave

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