Problem with building Perl-5.8.8 in section 6.2.2
chris at beaker67.com
Thu Aug 10 12:46:13 PDT 2006
Don Clarke wrote:
> Thanks to everyone for the responses.
> I've solved the problem and I think I know what caused it and what the
> solution was.
> I think the problem was caused by running the following in the LFS:
> ./configure.gnu --prefix=/usr \
> -Dman1dir=/usr/share/man/man1 \
> -Dman3dir=/usr/share/man/man3 \
> -Dpager="/usr/bin/less -isR"
> Last night I tried again but used the "./Configure" option. Once built I ran
> the built "autoconf" and it worked!
> I noticed that there was an option to include old library paths in @INC
> which in "./Configure" the default is not to include but I suspect in the
> "./configure.gnu" script the default is to include ...
> Hope this helps.
If the "configure.gnu" command in the book didn't work, then something
in your system is broken. If you want to continue you're welcome to try,
but the fact is you really *don't* know what the problem was and you're
likely to run into more.
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