Subject: Re: Perl-5.6.1 from pkgsrc install
To: None <>
From: George Sollish <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/16/2001 12:27:39
On Sun, 16 Dec 2001, George Sollish wrote:

> I'm building a new i386 1.5.2 box and perl-5.6.1nb6 fails during the
> install. I'm using Friday's pkgsrc for this.  After 'make install' the
> bins are written to /usr/pkg/bin, then the libs and manpages are written,
> and at that point the install script apparently runs '/bin/rm
> /usr/pkg/bin/perl /usr/pkg/bin/perl' and the script errors out with "rm:
> no such file or directory /usr/pkg/bin/perl".  Can someone tell me how to
> fix this?  I assume only one argument to rm is in order, but where does
> this go in an edited Makefile?

Answering my own question.  'PERL_DIST_VERS' is undefined in the default
Makefile.  Adding 'PERL_DIST_VERS= 5.6.1' solved the problem.

Sorry to trouble the list.

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