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RE: SVN Perl Bindings Fail to make

From: Goddard Lee <lee.goddard_at_easa.eu.int>
Date: 2005-08-30 08:19:03 CEST

> From: John Peacock [mailto:jpeacock@rowman.com]
> Goddard Lee wrote:
> >>> [root@dave11 native]# perl Makefile.PL
> >>> swig error : Unrecognized option -perl
> >>>
> >> This looks more like a problem with your installation of
> >> swig, than with the subversion code.
> >
> > That's what thought after posting, but just installed the lastest
> > SWIG, so can than still be the problem...?
> Did you build SWIG yourself? Look at config.log and see if SWIG was
> able to locate Perl successfully.

I did build it, and from the config.log which I had totally ignored
(thanks for pointing it out) it did find Perl.

> It looks like you are running a particularly ancient RedHat distro,

It's pure malice on the sysadmin's part. "Why can't we have Debian?" I
asked. "I like RedHat."

> Perl 5.8.0 itself is ancient and contains numerous bugs ... You should
really upgrade

Hey! I've been using it for years! Seriously, I'd upgrade if I'd not
built half the world around it ...

Thanks, though. Maybe if TortoiseSVN continues to be broken too I can
convince the boss that I need to rebuild perl, and the most of the

Lee Goddard
Internet Application Development, European Aviation Safety Agency

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