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Re: perl5 won't build (was Re: python dumps core on current-users)
On Mon, 28 Apr 2008 20:46:45 +0200
dieter roelants <dieter.NetBSD%pandora.be@localhost> wrote:
> [ I'm not on pkgsrc-users ]
> On Mon, 28 Apr 2008 14:30:52 +0200 Thomas Klausner <wiz%NetBSD.org@localhost>
> > On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 12:03:52PM +0000, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > > I tried building perl5 under pkg_comp -- i.e., with a much older
> > > running kernel -- and it failed. This suggests that whatever the
> > > problem is, it's not from the kernel. (I also use amd64.)
> > You have (according to your pkgsrc-users mail)
> > Making x2p stuff
> > You haven't done a "make depend" yet!
> > *** Error code 1
> I believe this to be caused by
> http://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2008/04/25/msg005305.html :
> Modified Files:
> src/bin/sh: parser.c
> Log Message:
> Detect unmatched quotes inside old style command substitution.
> echo `"`
> Coincidentally, I had the same problem building perl (without pkgsrc)
> last week with a /bin/sh that also croaks on unmatched quotes inside
> backticks. If you look for the string "finc" (1st or 2nd match, I
> don't remember) in makedepend.SH in the perl source, you'll find the
> unmatched quote somewhere in a sed command.
Interesting; thanks. Sounds like something to be fixed with a patch
file for now and then to be fed upstream.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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