use libto manage local installs on a hosted machine, for example - so I gave him a few pointers along the way, in addition to fixing my module so it worked for him. in truth, I really didn't do much, and I was kinda embarrassed that it took two iterations to fix the problem. but it's all in a day's work for most of us here in the open source world, right?
>>0.05 just uploaded to CPAN, and should appear around the world tomorrow.
>>sorry it took so much effort to get this working for you...
> Please, no apologies. Thank you so much, you've been more responsive and
> helpful that I ever imagined.
I think I'm a little sad that the default user state is that they think they'll be alone when using code from CPAN or other open source projects.