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NixOS <crypt.h> missing when installing a Perl module from CPAN

I'm fairly new to NixOS, but I'm trying to install App::cpm from CPAN. I run the following: cpan -i App::cpm It chugs for a little bit then, it fails on Build::Tiny: crypt.h: No such file or ...
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View perl module install error AFTER installed

When installing Perl modules (prerequisites for another program), some module showed me an incompatibility warning and said something about needing to downgrade a package. I thought I would get back ...
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Error installing perl BerkeleyDB module

I'm trying to install a program which has various perl dependencies. One of the perl dependencies (BerkeleyDB) fails during install. I know very little about perl. Is there a way for me (as a user) ...
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centos 7 haproxy.service stop sometimes

l’m on centos 7 with cpanel & WHM, i have haproxy binded to port 80 thats workings fine, every day at a random time the haproxy stops so i have to start the service again (service enabled). please ...
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Trouble installing DateTime from CPAN

I'm trying to install the DateTime module. I went into CPAN from a terminal and started the install with make. It ran for hours and when it finally stopped, the last line simply said 'killed'. My perl ...
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Centos8/RHEL8 - How to dnf install package with missing dependencies?

Centos8, Trying to install mimedefang dnf install mimedefang - nothing provides perl(Digest::SHA1) needed by mimedefang-2.84-5.el8.x86_64 - nothing provides perl(IO::Stringy) >= 1.212 needed by ...
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SpamAssassin: UTF-16 surrogate 0xd800 at /usr/local/share/perl5/Pod/Simple/BlackBox.pm line 67

When my Spam Assassin cron job runs, it gives Perl error messages which are then emailed to me by the cron daemon. How can I fix this error or warning? Cron job: /usr/share/spamassassin/sa-update.cron ...
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How to create a custom Perl distribution

I would create a custom Perl distribution for perl-5.30.0.tar.gz. I would include in the perl-5.30.0.tar.gz following Perl modules HTML::Entities HTML::Strip Devel::CheckLib Net::DNS Mail::DKIM::...
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Install custom perl modules

I have build an RPM from a proprietary software collection in a CentOS 7 environment but the build process required executing some Perl modules (.pm files) found within the source itself. When I ...
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Perl CPAN Module from command line?

I found a Perl module that is often packaged on Debian. In my case I didn't have access to an updated package manager, but I do have Perl. So I ran cpan which opened up cpan shell where I entered ...
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Centos 7 - perl : Fails to install Crypt::OpenSSL::EC through cpan

Trying to install Crypt::OpenSSL::EC using cpan go the following result: $ cpan install Crypt::OpenSSL::EC Reading '/home/vafbuild/.cpan/Metadata' Database was generated on Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:41:...
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Building autoconf-2.69 without root access on Centos 7 machine

I am using a Centos 7 machine, and I don't have root access. For this reason I have to compile everything locally, and hold them under my .local/ directory. I need to compile autoconf, and I compile ...
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How to instal Perl modules GD and GD::Polyline in Debian?

I am trying to start Circos in Debian but I get two missing modules root@masi:/home/masi/circos-0.69# bin/circos -modules | grep missing missing GD missing GD::Polyline Trying ...
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Terminal has cannot find any commands!

I was installing the latest version of perl using brew on my Mac OSX and was then prompted by perl to use local::lib to create my own directory of Perl Packages downloaded from CPAN. Here is a history ...
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No 'Makefile' created KAMENSKY/Text-Bidi-2.11.tar.gz

I am trying to install following perl module via cpan on centos 6.x but unfortunately getting error. Please advise to solve. Text::Bidi Version: 0.03 Usage: Label batch PDF CPAN /usr/bin/cpan ...
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carton: command not found

I am trying to work with Perl for the first time and I am having some difficulty installing Carton. I am following this guide to install Erco. I am on Ubuntu 14. I have build-essential. When I run ...
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PAC Manager dependencies problem under Centos 7.1

I have downloaded PAC Manager but when I try to do yum install on it, I get dependency errors at the end: Error: Package: pac-4.5.5.5-2.x86_64 (/pac-4.5.5.5-2.x86_64) Requires: perl(Gnome2::...
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"Cannot install Nagios::Plugin, don't know what it is."

I used this command to install Nagios::Plugins on multiple servers months/weeks before: perl -MCPAN -e 'install Nagios::Plugin' Now I get this error message: Reading '/root/.cpan/Metadata' Database ...
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Spamassassin object method location problems after restart

After spamassassin was restarted by the daily cronjob this morning it's flooding syslog with the following errors: Feb 9 09:24:26 mail spamd[8766]: spamd: got connection over /var/run/spamd.socket ...
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Make a rpm package from the cpan compatible tree?

I always make my perl module following the CPAN-complient tree. I would like to use this tree to create a rpm file I could install on a hundreth servers. Is it possible to make a rpm package with ...
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How to upgrade File::Path on my Mac OS X as a non-root user

My mac machine is quite old (Mac OS X 10.6.8) and I have a question on how to upgrade a perl module File::Path. I mostly compile my LaTeX document using latexmk which is basically a perl script. It ...
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error for installing Math module CDF in perl

I am trying to install Math::CDF in perl I tried both cpan -i Math::CDP and install from downloaded files both end up in error after enter make install: Running make install make[1]: Nothing to be ...
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Using EXIFTool to add EXIF data from filenames

There is a set of photos with timestamps in their filenames like these: Photo on 3-09-12 at 9.24 PM #2.jpg Photo on 3-09-12 at 9.24 PM #1.jpg Photo on 3-09-12 at 8.23 PM.jpg etc. ("3-09-12", ...
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Wrapper for package managers

There are a lot of language-specific package managers like cpan for perl, cabal for haskell etc. When we want to install some software, it can sometimes be installed from a corresponding repo, with ...
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fixing cpan by resetting it

So I ran into a simple little problem. I wasn't connected to the internet and started cpan. It started to configure for the first time and then when I realised a few seconds later that the internet ...
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Perl dependency issue

I've installed CentOS 6.3 (i386) recently. It has two perl binary /usr/bin/perl (v5.10.1) /usr/local/appx/perl/bin/perl (v5.8.8) My question: Is it possible to install some other funtinonality to ...
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Perl CPAN module download fails

The download for the 'App-xml_grep2-0.14.tar.gz' perl module continually fails for me. cpan http://search.cpan.org/CPAN/authors/id/M/MI/MIROD/App-xml_grep2-0.14.tar.gz Please login with USER and ...
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