[Catalyst] Shared Host Setup

J. Shirley jshirley at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 20:38:34 GMT 2007

On 11/1/07, John Goulah <jgoulah at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 1, 2007 2:06 PM, Mesdaq, Ali <amesdaq at websense.com> wrote:
> >  Been working on setting up Catalyst on a shared host and I have to say
> > its been pretty painful. Been trying to use the default install on the =
> > and add the modules I need but came across the suggestion to install a =
> > version of perl and that helped a lot. But the host I am using (
> > aplus.net) has pretty strict setup as opposed to dreamhost having a more
> > open setup so its making it even harder. But it seems like everything e=
> > works good except Module::Build. It seems like you need to have root to
> > install that module. I keep getting errors that are related to chdir an=
d it
> > not figuring out what directory its built in and permissions issues.
> >
> > So my question is what are my options? Changing hosts is not an option.
> > Is there a way I can cleanly and reliably build it on a system that I do
> > have root access like a freebsd vmware image and then move it over? Wou=
> > par be a good option for something like that? I wonder if its possible =
> > just build a portable custom install of perl with all catalyst modules =
> > everything on a machine with root access and just tar and move the whole
> > install. I mean I did build the initial perl install on the vm image be=
> > I was getting errors with building on the shared host but I didn't want=
> > build all the modules there because I thought it might not be a reliabl=
e way
> > of setting up the environment.
> >
> Use local::lib  (
> http://search.cpan.org/~apeiron/local-lib-1.001000/lib/local/lib.pm<http:=
> )
> (I'd actually be happy to do an advent article on installing catalyst
> under local::lib if there was any interest)
> Thanks,
> John

Excellent, how does Day 12 sound? :)

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J. Shirley :: jshirley at gmail.com :: Killing two stones with one bird...
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