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Id: 14884
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: Module-Build

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Requestors: williams [...] tni.com
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Severity: Normal
Broken in: 0.2611
Fixed in: (no value)



Subject: LIB and PREFIX ignored for non-root installs
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When using CPAN.pm the recommended way to do non-root installs is to set the "makepl_arg" to PREFIX=/what/ever or LIB=/what/ever Module::Build does not respect these parameters, making non-root installs using CPAN.PM impossible. (or at least extremely inconvenient, since Makefile.PL will not recognize --install_base)
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Hi, Thanks for the report. This was actually on purpose (because I felt that PREFIX was too evil and complicated), but I was convinced by others that my position was a bad thing, so it's already been fixed in the latest beta releases (0.27_xx). -Ken


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