[lfs-dev] XML::Parser installation

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Fri Jul 3 14:19:19 PDT 2015

On 3.7.2015 19:31, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Daniel Schepler wrote:
>> By analogy with the reasoning from "The /usr Versus /usr/local
>> Debate", it
>> seems it would make sense to install LFS Perl modules into vendor_perl
>> instead
>> of site_perl.  If you agree, the fix would be to run:
>> perl Makefile.pl INSTALLDIRS=vendor
> That's an interesting observation, but it could lead to some
> inconsistencies.  We also offer the cpan method in BLFS and that
> installs automatically in /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl so if a user mixed
> the methods, the files would be in different places.
> I note that at least one distro (Mint) puts the files in /usr/lib/perl5,
> and not a subdirectory.
>    -- Bruce

I do the same. After all, my perl build script is based on debian/rules 
from Debian itself. I also make cpan install into vendor dir, which is 
/usr/lib/perl5, and set site_dir to /usr/local/lib/perl5, just like 
Debian does.

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