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From: Jarkko Hietaniemi
July 31, 2001 17:06
Message ID: 20010731190629.B120@chaos.wustl.edu
This will make playing with the extras feature a little bit easier...
now more than one module/bundle is accepted.
I guess the next task is that the CPAN.pm interaction needs to be
minimized, as many as possible answers must be precanned and/or
customized for this particular kind of build.
Change 11524 by jhi@alpha on 2001/07/31 23:00:36
Multiple modules didn't work; plus typo fixes.
Affected files ...
... //depot/perl/Configure#346 edit
==== //depot/perl/Configure#346 (xtext) ====
--- perl/Configure.~1~ Wed Aug 1 03:02:59 2001
+++ perl/Configure Wed Aug 1 03:02:59 2001
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@
# $Id: Head.U,v 184.108.40.206 1997/02/28 15:02:09 ram Exp $
-# Generated on Tue Jul 31 18:10:25 EET DST 2001 [metaconfig 3.0 PL70]
+# Generated on Wed Aug 1 02:58:53 EET DST 2001 [metaconfig 3.0 PL70]
# (with additional metaconfig patches by email@example.com)
cat >c1$$ <<EOF
@@ -6772,13 +6772,14 @@
the installation of the rest of the extra modules or bundles.)
Notice also that if the modules require any external software such as
-libraries (the libz library for the Compress::Zlib module, for example)
-you *NEED* to have any such external software already installed, this
-configuration process will not install such things for you.
+libraries and headers (the libz library and the zlib.h header for the
+Compress::Zlib module, for example) you MUST have any such software
+already installed, this configuration process will NOT install such
+things for you.
If this doesn't make any sense to you, just accept the default '$dflt'.
-rp='Install any extra modules (y or n) ?'
+rp='Install any extra modules (y or n)?'
case "$ans" in
@@ -6786,8 +6787,8 @@
Please list any extra modules or bundles to be installed from CPAN,
with spaces between the names. The names can be in any format the
-'install' command of CPAN.pm will understand. (Answer 'none' the
-quotes, to install no extra modules or bundles.)
+'install' command of CPAN.pm will understand. (Answer 'none',
+without the quotes, to install no extra modules or bundles.)
@@ -6800,8 +6801,8 @@
$rm -f ../extras.lst
*) echo "(Saving the list of extras for later...)"
- echo $extras > ../extras.lst
+ echo "$extras" > ../extras.lst
End of Patch.
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