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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: Sybperl2.17 Installation
Date: Sep 24 2004 5:35AM

[CC'd to sybperl-l]

On Fri, 2004-09-24 at 05:32, Li, Richard wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> I just downloaded the package and try to install it on a SunOs 5.8 box
> (Sybase 12.5) and don't know how to install it into my local directory
> rather perl tree directory.
> The default perl version is 5.8.0 and I want to use the dynamic load
> feature. The "make test' is just fine but in the last step ("make install"),
> I found no where I could define the directory which I want to install in.

You can define this when you first create the Makefile:

perl Makefile.PL LIB=~/myperllib

>  It
> directorly went into
> /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0/sun4-solaris/auto/Sybase/DBlib and
> started copying across files  and got permission error of course.
> It's against our Banks' policy to copy all files into the default perl
> directory (contacted our Unix adm).

Too bad. You might want to tell your adm/management that sybperl is used
in production in thousands of banks world-wide, with many of the usesrs
on this mailing list!

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