[prog] @INC in Perl
jarich at perltraining.com.au
Tue Apr 27 20:13:27 EST 2004
On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, David Sumbler wrote:
> > I'm not sure why you're getting this error. Is the full path to
> > Parse.pm /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.0/Parse/Yapp/HTML/Parse.pm?
> > A Parse.pm in a directory not called HTML will not be considered the
> > right file by Perl.
> No - I have:
Okay. This is NOT HTML::Parse and Perl will not look at this one to find
HTML::Parse. This is probably Parse::Yapp which is a Perl extension for
generating and using LALR parses.
To get HTML::Parse you're going to have to install it. HTML::Parse is a
wrapper around HTML::TreeBuilder. You can get this by installing the
HTML-Tree-3.18 package. Although earlier versions are probably
acceptable. To download this go to it's CPAN page
(http://search.cpan.org/~sburke/HTML-Tree-3.18/) and grab the source, or
go to your favourite linux distribution site and see what package they
have for you. Alternately you can use the CPAN module:
# perl -MCPAN -e 'install HTML::Tree'
> I have:
> The only 'Parse.pm' I have is the one in
Well, get yourself a copy of HTML::Tree and its friends and this problem
will be solved.
> > If you could also let me know how exactly you're calling lwp-request
> > from your bash script I can probably help you further.
> lwp-request -o text 'http://www.etc'
Thanks for that. If you allow HTML::Tree to be installed in the place
that Perl picks for it, this should be found automatically. If you
install HTML::Tree into a local location for whatever reason, then you can
help Perl find the library by modifying the environment (in your script)
before doing this. IE:
lwp-request -o text 'http://www.etc
This assumes you have something like:
As far as I can tell it's a bug that LWP is still using HTML::Parse.pm.
It appears that almost everything has been upgraded to use
HTML::TreeBuilder. It also appears that HTML::TreeBuilder is accidently
omitted from the required modules to install when installing LWP. I'll be
reporting both of these on your behalf.
Let me know how all the above goes.
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