Bug 108666 - Perl MakeMaker builds incorrect documentation install sections
Perl MakeMaker builds incorrect documentation install sections
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jason Vas Dias
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-10-30 18:31 EST by Jason Witt
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: perl-5.6.1-37.1.99ent
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-04-21 17:05:38 EDT
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Patch with correct installation dirs for documentation (7.78 KB, patch)
2003-10-30 18:42 EST, Jason Witt
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Description Jason Witt 2003-10-30 18:31:58 EST
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Description of problem:
MakeMaker creates incorrect documentation installation sections.  I have traced
this back to the MakeMaker patch in the src.rpm.  The patch incorrectly sets the
documenation install dir to be INSTALLSITEARCHLIB instead of INSTALLARCHLIB. 
Thus when any perl modules are installed a perllocal.pod file is created in /
rather than INSTALLARCHLIB as it is supposed to be.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Every one of my 20 machines with ES 2.1 has this problem and any of them that
has had any new perl modules added since the upgrade to this perl rpm no has a

Actual Results:  /perllocal.pod is created

Expected Results:  /usr/lib/perl5/5.6.1/i386-linux/perllocal.pod shoud be created

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jason Witt 2003-10-30 18:42:54 EST
Created attachment 95618 [details]
Patch with correct installation dirs for documentation

This is a fixed patch to replaced the same named one in
Comment 2 Jason Vas Dias 2006-04-21 17:05:38 EDT
This bug now appears to be fixed in perl-5.6.1-37.1.99ent - closing out.

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