December 2013 Archives

Resolving non-perl dependencies for perl modules in Debian/Ubuntu

One of the things developers often struggle with is dependency resolution.

For example:

cpanm WWW::Curl::Easy -v


Configuring WWW-Curl-4.15 ... Locating required external dependency bin:curl-config... missing.

Unresolvable missing external dependency.

Please install 'curl-config' seperately and try again.

NA: Unable to build distribution on this platform.

This used to set me on a wild google chase, nowadays I just go to:

or http://packag…

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