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John Peacock
January 5, 2005 04:04
Re: Fwd: Perl Term ReadKey
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isha b wrote:
> Hi,
> Further to my earlier mail if I run force install from cpan prompt , I
> will end up with following error ,

This is the list for the people who build the next version of Perl, not a 
general support address.  Looking at Term::ReadKey, you want to talk to Jonathan 

        Kenneth Albanowski <>

        Currently maintained by Jonathan Stowe <>

or post something to PerlMonks for help:

> In file included from ReadKey.xs:4:
> /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.5/i386-linux-thread-multi/CORE/perl.h:380:24:
> sys/types.h: No such file or directory
> /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.5/i386-linux-thread-multi/CORE/perl.h:411:19:
> ctype.h: No such file or directory
> /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.5/i386-linux-thread-multi/CORE/perl.h:423:23:
> locale.h: No such file or directory

All these things that are missing are system include files.  Depending on your 
distribution, there are various RPM's that would have those.  You'll have to 
check and see for yourself (it might be something like gcc-devel).



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