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[perl #80040] ExtUtils::MakeMaker doesn't support miniperl in installation paths

James E Keenan via RT
September 1, 2012 16:21
[perl #80040] ExtUtils::MakeMaker doesn't support miniperl in installation paths
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On Tue Nov 30 22:34:51 2010, wrote:
> This is a bug report for perl from,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.39 running under perl 5.12.2.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> [Please describe your issue here]
> ExtUtils::MM_Unix conatins this line:
>     ($self->{FULLPERL} = $self->{PERL}) =~ s/miniperl/$perl_name/i
>             unless $self->{FULLPERL};
> This corrupts any path thatconatisn miniperl in it's name. I found out
> about this beause I have prefix=/opt/miniperl and CPAN was fialing
>    because
> it looked for /opt/perl/bin/perl (which confusingly also existed :).
> Probably a $ at the end of miniperl would fix this while introducing a
> nice $/$ triple combo, but I am no makemaker expert :)

ExtUtils-MakeMaker is primarily maintained on CPAN.  In order for this
ticket to get the attention it needs, I have moved into the CPAN bug
queue as

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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