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From:Michael Widenius Date:March 15 1999 5:56pm
Subject:DBI problems
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>>>>> "Pat" == Pat Murray <patrick.murray@stripped> writes:

Pat> Hi
Pat> I tried installing the DBI for perl and I noted the following problems,

Pat> all the make commands worked fine
Pat> perl Makefile.PL   command returned the following message 


Pat> Warning: You do not have permissions to install into
Pat> /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.005/alpha-dec_osf at
Pat> /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.00502/ExtUtils/ line 61.
Pat> mkdir /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.005/alpha-dec_osf/auto: No such file
Pat> or directory at /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.00502/ExtUtils/ line 114
Pat> *** Exit 2
Pat> Stop.

Pat> I am installing the DBI in my local directory so is there any way of
Pat> changing the installation path
Pat> or is that what i need to do
Pat> Perl 5.004.04 is currently installed

Pat> thanks Patrick.murray@stripped


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DBI problemsPat Murray15 Mar
  • DBI problemsMichael Widenius15 Mar
  • Re: DBI problemsTom Sullivan15 Mar