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Ben Greear
September 4, 2013 22:46
Re: Question on porting perl 5.16 to Android (no /bin/sh)
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On 09/04/2013 03:38 PM, Brian Fraser wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 7:04 PM, Ben Greear < <>> wrote:

>        ...//../lib/perl5/5.18.0/pod/__perltooc.pod
>        ...//../lib/perl5/5.18.0/pod/__perltoot.pod
>        ...//../lib/perl5/5.18.0/pod/__a2p.pod
>     host/miniperl installman --destdir=/tmp/android-perl
>     Can't load module Encode, dynamic loading not available in this perl.
>        (You may need to build a new perl executable which either supports
>        dynamic loading or has the Encode module statically linked into it.)
>       at lib/Pod/ line 34.
>     Compilation failed in require at lib/Pod/ line 34.
>     BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at lib/Pod/ line 34.
>     Compilation failed in require at installman line 13.
>     BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at installman line 13.
>     make[1]: *** [] Error 255
>     make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/greearb/android/perl-__cross-hugmeir'
>     make: *** [install] Error 2
>     I imagine I can get by with out this particular there any
>     way to selectively disable this so the install can complete?
> I just ran this locally and got the same error, but by that point everything but a handful of docs should be installed; my DESTDIR has everything in it (there's
> some configure option or another to get rid of the usr/local bit):
> $ ls /tmp/androidperl
> usr
> $ ls /tmp/androidperl/usr
> local
> $ ls /tmp/androidperl/usr/local
> bin  lib

All I have are binaries, and all in the single funny-named directory.

I can edit the Makefile to comment out the thing that fails to build manpages,
and then the install completes w/out errors.  Have to figure out where the libraries
are at though...


Ben Greear <>
Candela Technologies Inc

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