MS/Solaris installation buglets

Julian Field MailScanner at
Fri Feb 8 16:23:32 GMT 2008

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David Lee wrote:
> Julian: to report a couple of Solaris MS (4.66.5) installation buglets.
> 1. MakeMaker requires a release of File::Spec which may be more recent
>    than that native in the OS.  You already distribute a good File::Spec.
>    Solution: Re-order the installation to do File::Spec before MakeMaker.
>    (Tested: it works.)
Done. Will be in the next release.
> 2. MakeMaker build reports "Can't locate Pod/ in @INC...".  Might
>    these need something like "Pod::Man" adding to the list of modules you
>    distribute?
This is a bigger problem. They don't distribute Pod::Man as a standalone 
module unfortunately. Is it vital?

> There may be more waiting for later, but I'm suspending work on this
> attempted installation at present so we can decide the best approach.
> I'd be happy to try to beta-test things for you.
> Best wishes.


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