Perl is installed in /lib, but Config.pm indicates it is in /usr/local/lib

Robert Kiesling kiesling@earthlink.net
Thu Nov 29 02:47:00 GMT 2007


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> Etienne wrote:
> > I have been trying to build rrdtool and as I watched it run I noticed a 
> > problem with Perl and TCL./TK.  Both indicated that they were installed 
> > in /usr/local/lib.  I tried a clean install of cygwin, but it still 
> > installed them into /lib.  I checked Config.pm and it still indicates 
> > that it is in /usr/local/lib.  Why is there a discrepancy?
> > 
> > I am running the latest version of cygwin
> 
> Neither the Cygwin TCL/TK nor the Cygwin Perl package install anything in
> /usr/local.  See:
> 
> <http://cygwin.com/packages/perl/perl-5.8.6-4>
> <http://cygwin.com/packages/tcltk/tcltk-20060202-1>
> 
> Perhaps looking at the output of 'cygcheck -s -r -v' would help you
> find the errant installations?

What is the output of Config?

Here is a (long) one-liner to print the configuration lib paths 
(and everything else).

perl -e 'use Config; foreach (keys Config) {print "$_\t$Config{$_}";}'

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