Perl doesn't configure properly, help?????

Jeremy Utley jutley3 at
Fri Oct 11 15:10:28 PDT 2002

On 10/11/2002 at 11:22 AM Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:

>On Fri, 11 Oct 2002, Luke A. Guest wrote:
>> >> After "./configure.gnu --prefix && make && make install" I get this:
>> >
>> > Look carefully at what command you gave...
>> >
>> > look carefully at what is in the book...
>> Yeah, that's a typo in "posting." I did actually copy the command into
>> knonsole as it is below. Still, doesn't work though!!!!!
>Ahh crud.  I was feeling pretty confident that that was what was frying
>it.  Send me that file with the stray zero in it so I can see what exactly
>is going on.  Clearly I can't create the same events here because well,
>mine works.  (with the exception of Gtk-Perl-0.7008, which I'm pretty sure
>is just obscurely broken)

Just as an aside, I've ran into the "stray 0" problem on Perl, and for me, it was covered in the FAQ - is your /dev there and correct?  As I remember it, a missing or invalid /dev/null entry will cause this.


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