Installing manitou-mdx on FreeBSD 10.1 can be achieved following these steps:

1) Install Perl modules

# perl -MCPAN -e shell
install DBD::Pg
install MIME::Entity
install URI::Escape
install IO::Uncompress::Gunzip
install Bit::Vector
install HTML::TreeBuilder

2) Build manitou-mdx from source

The current version is 1.3.1, from

cd manitou-mdx-1.3.1
perl Makefile.PL
# make install

This will install into /usr/local

3) Create the database, user, schemas

$ export PGDATABASE=postgres
$ manitou-mgr --create-database --db-super-user=pgsql --db-name=manitou