Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 108666
Perl MakeMaker builds incorrect documentation install sections
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:06:53 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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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
Created attachment 95618 [details]
Patch with correct installation dirs for documentation
This is a fixed patch to replaced the same named one in
This bug now appears to be fixed in perl-5.6.1-37.1.99ent - closing out.