To install the script and man pages in the standard areas, give the sequence of commands

perl Makefile.PL
make test
make install # you probably need to do this step as superuser

If you want to install the script in your own private space, use

perl Makefile.PL PREFIX=/home/joeuser \

INSTALLMAN1DIR=/home/joeuser/man/man1 \
INSTALLMAN3DIR=/home/joeuser/man/man3 make
make test
make install # can do this step as joeuser

Note that `make test` does nothing interesting.


Under a user with sufficient permissions and from the mimetypes distribution directory, execute

perl Makefile.PL

if there isn't a file called Makefile. Then execute

make uninstall

This sometimes works, and sometimes it does not. If it refuses to work, you can simply remove all files by hand. Look for the .packlist file which perl created when installing the software and remove all files you find in there.

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