Perl error in makefile

J_Man jeremy at
Thu Nov 28 13:27:11 PST 2002

In article <3DE6671D.3080806 at>, Ivo van Doorn wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to install lfs CVS version 20021030
> But when I get to the installing perl part, I get an error:
> ///snip
> Now you must run 'make'.
> If you compile perl5 on a different machine or from a different object
> directory, copy the file from this object directory to the
> new one before you run Configure -- this will help you with most of
> the policy defaults.
> makefile:856: *** missing separator.  Stop.
> //end of snip

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