cvs commit: BLFS/BOOK/introduction/welcome changelog.xml credits.xml

tushar at linuxfromscratch.org tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jan 25 11:17:09 PST 2004


tushar      04/01/25 12:17:09

  Modified:    BOOK/general/prog/perl perl-modules-inst.xml
               BOOK/introduction/welcome changelog.xml credits.xml
  Log:
  Added alternate perl module installation technique
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.6       +22 -0     BLFS/BOOK/general/prog/perl/perl-modules-inst.xml
  
  Index: perl-modules-inst.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/BLFS/BOOK/general/prog/perl/perl-modules-inst.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.5
  retrieving revision 1.6
  diff -u -u -r1.5 -r1.6
  --- perl-modules-inst.xml	14 Dec 2003 00:44:17 -0000	1.5
  +++ perl-modules-inst.xml	25 Jan 2004 19:17:08 -0000	1.6
  @@ -19,3 +19,25 @@
   make install</command></userinput></screen>
   
   </sect2>
  +
  +<sect2><title>(Alternate) Auto installation of <application>Perl</application>
  +modules.</title>
  +
  +<para>There is an alternate way of installing the modules using
  +<application>Perl</application>'s built-in <command>install</command> command.
  +The command automatically downloads the source from the <acronym>CPAN</acronym>
  +archive, extracts it, runs the commands mentioned above, and removes
  +the build tree. Though note that it is not very <acronym>LFS</acronym>-like
  +thing to do and as such is not supported :)</para>
  +
  +<para>Start the perl shell with the commands:</para>
  +
  +<screen><userinput><command>perl -MCPAN -e shell</command></userinput></screen>
  +
  +<para>Each module may now be installed from this shell with the command:</para>
  +
  +<screen><userinput><command>install <moduleName></command></userinput></screen>
  +
  +<para>For additional commands and help, type <command>help</command>.</para>
  +
  +</sect2>
  
  
  
  1.913     +4 -0      BLFS/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
  
  Index: changelog.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/BLFS/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.912
  retrieving revision 1.913
  diff -u -u -r1.912 -r1.913
  --- changelog.xml	25 Jan 2004 18:15:36 -0000	1.912
  +++ changelog.xml	25 Jan 2004 19:17:08 -0000	1.913
  @@ -11,6 +11,10 @@
   
   <itemizedlist>
   
  +<listitem><para>January 25th, 2004 [tushar]: Added alternate
  +technique for auto-installing perl modules using perl shell.
  +Suggested by Richard Downing.</para></listitem>
  +
   <listitem><para>January 25th, 2004 [igor]: Updated to
   DirectFB-0.9.20.</para></listitem>
   
  
  
  
  1.160     +1 -1      BLFS/BOOK/introduction/welcome/credits.xml
  
  Index: credits.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/BLFS/BOOK/introduction/welcome/credits.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.159
  retrieving revision 1.160
  diff -u -u -r1.159 -r1.160
  --- credits.xml	5 Jan 2004 23:18:24 -0000	1.159
  +++ credits.xml	25 Jan 2004 19:17:08 -0000	1.160
  @@ -139,7 +139,7 @@
   <listitem><para>fetchmail and wvdial: <emphasis>Paul Campbell</emphasis></para>
   </listitem>
   
  -<listitem><para>udftools: <emphasis>Richard Downing</emphasis></para></listitem>
  +<listitem><para>udftools, perl modules: <emphasis>Richard Downing</emphasis></para></listitem>
   
   <listitem><para>compface, DirectFB, FLAC, id3lib, Imlib2, liba52, libdv,
   libdvdcss, libdvdread, libFAME, libmad, libmikmod, libmpeg3, LZO, MC, NASM,
  
  
  



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