3.3.2. Configuring local-lib module#

To configure local-lib:

Open the $HOME/.bashrc file in a text editor.

Add the following text at the end of the file:

# Configuration for Perl local-lib module
eval "$(perl -Mlocal::lib)"

Save the file.

Here is a sample .bashrc, for reference (Fig. 57).


Fig. 57 local-lib configuration in .bashrc#

Open a new terminal window.

You will notice the following message displayed (Fig. 58):


Fig. 58 Attempting to create directory /home/user/perl5#

Configuration is now complete.

You can now start installing modules from CPAN and other sources.