perl configure problem...again!

Tim Goodaire tim at momentumitgroup.com
Mon Oct 7 12:37:18 PDT 2002


I'm not sure, but I think I got past that by just getting rid of that wierd 0.

Tim

On Mon, 7 Oct 2002, Luke A. Guest wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have seen this problem before, but I canot remember how to fix it.
> Basically, if I follow the commands for configuring perl-5.8.0 I get a
> broken makefile:
>
> ake[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/perl-5.8.0/x2p'
> Now you must run 'make'.
>
> If you compile perl5 on a different machine or from a different object
> directory, copy the Policy.sh 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.
>
> This is a spurious "0" character at the beginning of the line, just before
> this stuff:
>
> av$(OBJ_EXT): av.c
> av$(OBJ_EXT): av.h
> av$(OBJ_EXT): config.h
>
> Now, I just configured it in redhat and it doesn't give me this problem.
> What are we missing from LFS (or what have I done wrong) to make this
> occur?
>
> Thanks,
> Luke.
>
> P.S: This really should be in the book, as it's not the first time I have
> seen it and I'm sure others have too.
>
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