[gobolinux-users] Re: Perl recipes requirements

Hisham Muhammad hisham.hm at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 17:11:57 GMT 2005


On 7/6/05, MJ Ray <mjr at phonecoop.coop> wrote:
> Why does Compile need XML modules to build perl modules when the
> CPAN shell does not? I looked at the source and couldn't tell why.

I added that out of empirical experience. IIRC the few random packages
I tried to build complained saying something like "you need XML
modules to build Perl modules", then I assumed there was some XML file
in the Perl package format.

> It also grumbles about PERL5LIB - could this be guessed from the
> value of /Programs/Perl/Current as
> /System/Links/Libraries/perl5/site_perl/$(readlink /Programs/Perl/Current)/
> if it's not set already?

Good idea on this one. I'll add this.

-- Hisham


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