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January 9, 2001 06:11
Install, Again
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Good Morning,

I am installing a program called WAPReview
( It is a WAP Cell Phone
Emulator. The instructions say it requites libwww-perl. Also they say to run
the following command to test the libwww instillation. perl -e "use

I am running on Solaris 7, spark, with perl at 5.00502.  I have tried
installing libwww both with CPAN and manually.  Upgrading Perl on this
system is not a good option at this time.  The application says perl 5.00r\4
or higher.  I get no errors but the above test still fails with:

# perl -e "use LWP::Proxy"
Can't locate LWP/ in @INC (@INC contains:
 .) at -e line 1.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at -e line 1

I really don't understand what the test is doing other than looking for a
file LIB/ There is a directory name LWP but no file, lots
of others. The application fails with an error that the URL cannot be

1. Has anyone else tried this application?
2. Does the above point to any particular problem with the libwww install?
3. What am I missing here?

Here is the Perl info:

# perl -V
Summary of my perl5 (5.0 patchlevel 5 subversion 2) configuration:
    osname=solaris, osvers=2.7, archname=sun4-solaris
    uname='sunos 5.7 s998_18 sun4u sparc sunw,ultra-1 '
    hint=previous, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
    usethreads=undef useperlio=undef d_sfio=undef
    cc='gcc', optimize='-O', gccversion=2.8.1
    ccflags ='-I/usr/local/include'
    stdchar='char', d_stdstdio=define, usevfork=false
    intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8
    d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=16
    alignbytes=8, usemymalloc=y, prototype=define
  Linker and Libraries:
    ld='gcc', ldflags =' -L/usr/local/lib'
    libpth=/usr/local/lib /lib /usr/lib /usr/ccs/lib
    libs=-lsocket -lnsl -lgdbm -ldl -lm -lc -lcrypt
    libc=/lib/, so=so, useshrplib=false, libperl=libperl.a
  Dynamic Linking:
    dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags=' '
    cccdlflags='-fPIC', lddlflags='-G -L/usr/local/lib'

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