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Can't locate Config.pm in @INC

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I am trying to install some perl scripts "mkstats" "GD.pm" and other's on my sun running solaris 2.5.  I have perl5.003 on my system and it works fine with most programs, however whenever I try to install somthing "perl Makefile.PL" I get the following error...Cut/Paste..# perl Makefile.PL
Can't locate Config.pm in @INC at /usr/local/lib/perl5/ExtUtils/MakeMaker.pm lin
e 13.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/local/lib/perl5/ExtUtils/MakeMaker.pm
line 13.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at Makefile.PL line 1.
#                                                          
...Cut/Paste...
I originally had built perl5.001 on my system, I had a hard drive crash, was unable to build perl5.003 in a timely manner, a friend built it on his "almost" identicle sun and put it on my server. I tell you this because I feel it may have something to do with this problem.  
Also, I tried building perl5.003 yesterday, I do install ok, then it crashes when I do make...?
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From the description of your problem, it sounds like the perl script that you're running is not finding files that it requires.  The @INC array is an string array of directories that the perl compiler searches to find files to include in the script.

For example, say you have a script called "sample.pl" in the directory "/user/home" which used subroutines in a file called "lib.pl" in the directory "/user/libs/".

Near the top of the sample.pl file you would type:

push (@INC, "/user/libs");
require "lib.pl";

the first line adds the directory "/user/libs" to the @INC array, so the compiler knows to look in that directory for files called with the "require" command.  The second line just says, make the file "lib.pl" accessible to this script.

Upon looking at the errors you related, however, it looks like you have an actual file in your @INC array, when there should only be directories.  If there's somewhere where you input directories or filenames to configure the installation, you might want to doublecheck those spots.

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