Re: perl module --> debian package name
From: Greg Folkert (greg_at_gregfolkert.net)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2004 14:06:30 -0400
On Sat, 2004-08-21 at 12:12 -0400, John Harrold wrote:
> I was trying to run a perl script on a Debian box and it kept complaining
> that I didn't have the right perl module installed (in this case
> the Date::Format module). Typically typically I can look through the
> available packages with 'apt-cache search' and find the correct debian
> package to install. In this case the name of the package was
> 'libtimedate-perl' --- which isnt obvious given all of the other packages
> with 'date' in them. So I was wondering if there was something out there
> that maps perl modules to the Debian package that provides them. Perhaps I
> just need to be more creative when using apt-cache.
1. apt-get install dh-make-perl
2. man dh-make-perl
3. Do the magic that exists within dh-make-perl
5. ... PROFIT!
Have loads of fun.
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