[tools] master update

Richard Levitte levitte at openssl.org
Fri Aug 23 16:31:56 UTC 2019

The branch master has been updated
       via  f629412298e2740a6a2ee0b8db183462667f5aee (commit)
      from  31b2767973d7a072a36c0eaf68861f9a1a3fe7b2 (commit)

- Log -----------------------------------------------------------------
commit f629412298e2740a6a2ee0b8db183462667f5aee
Author: Dr. Matthias St. Pierre <Matthias.St.Pierre at ncp-e.com>
Date:   Thu Aug 1 13:26:14 2019 +0200

    QueryApp: enhance documentation of local installation via local::lib
    Reviewed-by: Richard Levitte <levitte at openssl.org>
    (Merged from https://github.com/openssl/tools/pull/39)


Summary of changes:
 QueryApp/README.md | 21 +++++++++++++++++----
 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/QueryApp/README.md b/QueryApp/README.md
index fe9c47f..c0018f6 100644
--- a/QueryApp/README.md
+++ b/QueryApp/README.md
@@ -55,11 +55,24 @@ is slightly different:
 Other than that, follow the instructions in "Installation" above.
-To get the paths right permanently, you might want to consider adding
-this in your `.bash_profile`, `.bashrc` och corresponding shell init
+The local installation method works best if the `PERL5LIB` environment variable
+(among others) is set correctly in the shell profile. A comprehensive guide how
+to do it correctly can be found in the manual page (`perldoc local::lib`,
+or online at [local::lib](https://metacpan.org/pod/local::lib)).
-    eval "`perl -I$HOME/perl5/lib/perl5 -Mlocal::lib`"
+Essentially, it boils down to adding the following line to your shell profile
+(e.g. `.bash_profile`, `.bashrc` for bash):
+    eval "$(perl -I$HOME/perl5/lib/perl5 -Mlocal::lib)"
+The inner perl command will print roughly the following output, which then gets
+evaluated by the shell to update the environment accordingly.
+    PATH="/home/<user>/perl5/bin${PATH:+:${PATH}}"; export PATH;
+    PERL5LIB="/home/<user>/perl5/lib/perl5${PERL5LIB:+:${PERL5LIB}}"; export PERL5LIB;
+    PERL_MB_OPT="--install_base \"/home/<user>/perl5\""; export PERL_MB_OPT;
+    PERL_MM_OPT="INSTALL_BASE=/home/<user>/perl5"; export PERL_MM_OPT;

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