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

David Christensen dpchrist@holgerdanske.com
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 http://www.cpan.org/modules/04pause.html#namespace
> "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?

    http://www.holgerdanske.com/node/460


> ExtUtils::MakeMaker doesn't include all :: manifypods on cygwin,
> because this is a unix extension only. See MM_Unix.pm
> 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?


TIA,

David


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