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Bug 88341 - CPAN compile results in bogus Makefile
Summary: CPAN compile results in bogus Makefile
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 84268
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Chip Turner
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-04-09 04:36 UTC by John Simpson
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:52 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:52:34 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Makefile generated by "perl" (deleted)
2003-04-09 04:39 UTC, John Simpson
no flags Details

Description John Simpson 2003-04-09 04:36:51 UTC
Description of problem:
Trying to compile certain CPAN modules (so far CDB_File and updated CPAN) from
source generates an invalid Makefile, containing random four-line chunks of instead of single values.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
try to build CPAN CDB_File module

Steps to Reproduce:
1. wget
2. tar xvzf CDB_File-0.93.tar.gz
3. cd CDB_File-0.93
4. perl Makefile.PL
5. make
Actual results:
Makefile:82: *** missing separator.  Stop.

Expected results:
module builds correctly

Additional info:
same thing happened under the 8.1 beta, but module builds correctly under 7.3
and 8.0.

Comment 1 John Simpson 2003-04-09 04:39:25 UTC
Created attachment 91026 [details]
Makefile generated by "perl"

Comment 2 John Simpson 2003-04-09 05:51:43 UTC
Found bug #84268, tried with LANG=C and with LANG totally unset. In both cases
it builds a valid makefile, and "make" works, but "make test" comes back with
errors. I am working with the module's author for a fix.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 84268 ***

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:52:34 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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