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Fwd: Re: [perl #20879] Help, unable to install 5.8.0 on Solaris 2.7

Rob Dallas
April 22, 2003 11:35
Fwd: Re: [perl #20879] Help, unable to install 5.8.0 on Solaris 2.7
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I have been unable to reproduce this problem again.
Please close this call.

I would like to thank you for your prompt and patient attention to my
requests for help.

Much Thanks
>Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2003 14:22:01 -0500
>From: Rob Dallas <>
>Subject: Re: [perl #20879] Help, unable to install 5.8.0 on Solaris 2.7
>Just to let you know. I will try the Perl 5.8.0 on Solaris 2.7 again.
>For my project I went ahead and used Perl 5.6.1 which compiled/installed OK 
>in Solaris 2.7. I did this after I submitted my bug report to you but before 
>I was asked to test various scenarios.
>To summarize, when I originally tried to install 5.8.0 and received the 
>error, Perl 5.004 would have been the Perl found in $PATH. When I tried the 
>commands sent to me to debug this problem, Perl 5.6.1 would have been the 
>Perl found in $PATH. Further to that, I'm doing this upgrade because the 
>Perl 5.004 seems to be hosed up (unable to add modules ..(don't ask)). This 
>would/could be the system difference.
>I will prove/disprove this theory and let you know how I make out.
>Thanks for your time, I appreciate the help.
>At 01:32 PM 2/25/2003 +0000, you wrote:
>>On Fri, Feb 21, 2003 at 11:50:19AM -0500, Rob Dallas wrote:
>>> These are the results I got from the commands below.
>>Well, I don't know why, but the problem seems to have gone away.
>>A final 'make test; make install' should now work.
>>> daryl:~/Personal>cd src/perl-5.8.0
>>> daryl:~/Personal/src/perl-5.8.0>./miniperl -Ilib -e 'use File::Basename'
>>> daryl:~/Personal/src/perl-5.8.0>./miniperl -Ilib -e 'use File::Basename
>>> qw(&base
>>> name &dirname)'
>>> daryl:~/Personal/src/perl-5.8.0>./miniperl -Ilib -e 'use Config; use
>>> File::Basen
>>> ame qw(&basename &dirname)'
>>> daryl:~/Personal/src/perl-5.8.0>./miniperl -Ilib lib/lib_pm.PL
>>> Extracting (with variable substitutions)
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