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Id: 12427
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: Module-Build

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: grousse [...]

Bug Information
Severity: Normal
Broken in: 0.2609
Fixed in: (no value)

Subject: Module::Build::Compat generated makefiles do not support DESTDIR
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As demonstrated by Test::Distribution module: [guillomovitch@n2 Test-Distribution-1.21]$ perl Makefile.PL ... [guillomovitch@n2 Test-Distribution-1.21]$ make DESTDIR=~/tmp install /usr/bin/perl5.8.6 Build --makefile_env_macros 1 install mkdir /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.6: Permission denied at /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.6/ExtUtils/ line 126 make: *** [install] Error 255
Thanks for the report, this will be fixed in the upcoming beta release. -Ken

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