LFS Version 6.2 - Chapter 6. Installing Basic System Software - Autoconf-2.59

Mag. Leonhard Landrock 1977-Hamlet at gmx.at
Mon Aug 14 14:30:50 PDT 2006


Hi everyone!

Once again I'm stucked (a little). ;-( Below is the output from make (package 
autoconf).

make[1]: Leaving directory `/sources/autoconf-2.59'
Making all in lib
make[1]: Entering directory `/sources/autoconf-2.59/lib'
Making all in Autom4te
make[2]: Entering directory `/sources/autoconf-2.59/lib/Autom4te'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/sources/autoconf-2.59/lib/Autom4te'
Making all in m4sugar
make[2]: Entering directory `/sources/autoconf-2.59/lib/m4sugar'
../../tests/autom4te                            \
        --language=m4sugar                      \
        --freeze                        \
        --output=m4sugar.m4f
Can't locate File/Glob.pm in @INC (@INC 
contains: /sources/autoconf-2.59/tests/../lib /tools/lib/perl5/5.8.8/i686-linux /tools/lib/perl5/5.8.8 /tools/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/i686-linux /tools/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8 /tools/lib/perl5/site_perl .) 
at /sources/autoconf-2.59/tests/../lib/Autom4te/General.pm line 193.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted 
at /sources/autoconf-2.59/tests/../lib/Autom4te/General.pm line 193.
Compilation failed in require 
at /sources/autoconf-2.59/tests/.././bin/autom4te line 43.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted 
at /sources/autoconf-2.59/tests/.././bin/autom4te line 43.
make[2]: *** [m4sugar.m4f] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/sources/autoconf-2.59/lib/m4sugar'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/sources/autoconf-2.59/lib'
make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1


I found the following e-mails:

1.) 
http://archives.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-support/2004-April/023312.html

2.) 
http://archives.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-support/2005-October/028708.html

3a.) 
http://archives.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-support/2005-March/026580.html

3b.)
http://archives.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-support/2005-March/026586.html

After reading them I believe, that my problem is described best with the 
thread number 3. In fact, when starting the installation of perl I run 
the "Configure" script and accept most of its defaults. Especially those for 
path names.

Now "Policy.sh" (/sources/perl-5.8.8/Policy.sh) contains the following:

"# Installation prefixes.  Allow a Configure -D override.  You
# may wish to reinstall perl under a different prefix, perhaps
# in order to test a different configuration.
# For an explanation of the installation directories, see the
# INSTALL file section on "Installation Directories".
case "$prefix" in
'') prefix='/usr/local' ;;
esac"

Two questions:

1.) Can anyone tell me a good way to easily get perl right?
2.) What of these packages need a new installation:
	*) Perl-5.8.8
	*) Readline-5.1
	*) Zlib-1.2.3
	*) Autoconf-2.59

Kind regards,
Leonhard.



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