I think the newer versions of the CPAN module are configured to do this for you automatically, if you so desire. > -----Original Message----- > From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org > [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Dean Mah > Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2001 6:52 PM > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: Re: [thelist] perl - installing modules with restricted > permissions > > > In UNIX, when you create the Makefile you can pass it the prefix > argument as the root directory of the install. For example, > > perl Makefile.PL prefix=/tmp > make > make test > make install > > The 'make install' should start installing in /tmp. > > Dean > > > > Sam-I-Am writes: > > > I want to use Image::Size, but it is not available on my server. > > I can't seem to use CPAN to install the module - not sufficient > > permissions to write to the directories it wants to write to, but there > > should be no reason why I can't install it under my home directory, and > > then push this into @INC right? > > Can someone tell me how to do this? I can't see where I would specify > > what directory to take as root, or how I would change the Makefile.pl, > > or anything else I could do short of rebuilding the tree I have locally > > and ftp-ing it. (and it uses autoloader so there's files all over the > > place, it's not just a matter of the Size.pm file) > > > > My other option is obviously to request Image::Size from my admin, which > > if I end up relying on it I may do, but meantime.... > > > > anyhow, I may be missing a profoundly obvious solution, or if you have > > an idea what I'm talking about, please let me know. I'm on Win32 here > > (test, dev), and linux there - the production web server. > > --------------------------------------- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !