Finance Quote Install difficulties

John Ralls jralls at
Sat Nov 17 03:08:15 EST 2012

On Nov 16, 2012, at 11:45 PM, Erik Colson <eco at> wrote:

> John Ralls <jralls at> writes:
>> On Nov 16, 2012, at 6:23 PM, Erik Colson <eco at> wrote:
>>> Gill <gill at> writes:
>>>> Erik and John -- The work arounds seemed to do it once I understood the need
>>>> for using sudo!  Thanks.
>>> great !
>>> We'll probably need to document this ...
>> But it would be better to figure out what's broken in CPAN and fix
>> it. Even better, I guess, would be to figure out how to get it
>> installed into the bundle so that users needn't mess with CPAN and
>> Xcode at all.
> yep...
> That is doable. We can do this in at least two ways:
> - put all pure-perl modules in a directory of gnucash, and tell so to
> perl on the command line. This will also be most 'os-independent'
> - make a packaged file which includes perl and the modules. this can
> only be done os-dependently
> other ideas ?

Well, not all of the packages are pure perl, which is a big part of the problem. But IIRC perl dlopens modules binaries, so if 
I package them in Resources/lib, set LD_LIBRARY_PATH to point there, put the modules somewhere, and add somewhere to @INC, it should be good, right?

John Ralls

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