[Catalyst] Catalyst 5.90010 server must be in CWD to run?

Kieren Diment diment at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 01:49:36 GMT 2012

On 23/02/2012, at 12:30 PM, Charlie Garrison wrote:

> Good afternoon,
> On 22/02/12 at 10:48 AM -0800, Louis Erickson <lerickson at rdwarf.net> wrote:
>> Which suggests there is, indeed a bug, as there's a Makefile.PL in the same directory as lib, right where catalyst.pl put it.
>> Given the additional information you provided, it's possible for someone else to debug this and maybe help solve the problem.
> I'm far from understanding the internals in this case, but I think it's the Makefile that's wanted, not Makefile.PL. Try running `perl Makefile.PL` to create the Makefile.
> Of course, those who understand better might want to clarify/correct that.

Nope it's the Makefile.PL that's required.

My understanding was that a recent release of catalyst had a bug that meant that the scripts couldn't infer the location of the app's lib directory.  It seems to be fixed in version 5.90010 as per this changes file:


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