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Michael G Schwern
April 3, 2003 05:54
Re: ExtUtils::MakeMaker broken?
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On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 07:34:16PM +0000, Alan Burlison wrote:
> I have some perl modules that build fine with the ExtUtils::MakeMaker that 
> shipped with 5.6.1, but they generate errors with the latest incarnation:
> $ perl Makefile.PL
> Checking if your kit is complete...
> Looks good
> Subroutine postamble redefined at ./Makefile.PL line 90.
> Writing Makefile for Sun::Solaris::Exacct::Catalog
> Subroutine postamble redefined at ./Makefile.PL line 90.
> Writing Makefile for Sun::Solaris::Exacct::File
> Subroutine postamble redefined at ./Makefile.PL line 94.
> Writing Makefile for Sun::Solaris::Exacct::Object
> Writing Makefile for Sun::Solaris::Exacct
> Each of the sub-Makefile.PL's (e.g. Catalog/Makefile.PL) redefines 
> MY::preamble, which as far as I know is perfectly valid thing to do.  In 
> that case, why the warnings?  As I said, this works fine with the 
> ExtUtils::MakeMaker shipped with perl 5.6.1, it is just the latest CPAN 
> version that barfs.  I haven't narrowed down exactly which version this 
> first appeared in, as I'm not sure if it is my fault or MakeMakers fault.

I can't replicate this problem with the version of Sun::Solaris::Exacct
on CPAN and the latest MakeMaker alpha, so I guess it was fixed...

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