Perl ExtUtils::MakeMaker 'make install' not generating manual page for script

David Christensen
Fri May 1 16:26:00 GMT 2009

Reini Urban wrote:
> Just a hint: Please do *NOT* use lowercase package names for non-
> pragmas.  See
> "newest" is certainly a very very bad name, if it does not relate to
> something like "use blead;"

Thank you for your help.  :-)

Yes; bad laziness.  How about Dpchrist::File::Newest?

> ExtUtils::MakeMaker doesn't include all :: manifypods on cygwin,
> because this is a unix extension only. See
> Please complain at ExtUtils::MakeMaker.
> A patch would be trivial. Schwern just needs a kick.
> For you: just do
>   $ make manifypods

2009-05-01 08:51:42 Administrator@p43400e ~/Dpchrist-File-Newest
$ make manifypods
Manifying blib/man1/newest.1
Manifying blib/man3/Dpchrist.File.Newest.3pm

2009-05-01 09:02:51 Administrator@p43400e ~/Dpchrist-File-Newest
$ makewhatis

2009-05-01 09:04:39 Administrator@p43400e ~/Dpchrist-File-Newest
$ man newest
No manual entry for newest

D'oh!  Make created the man pages in the build tree, but didn't install
them.  What is the best way to do that?  cp?



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