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Re: perl package build failing - running config for

David Brownlee wrote:
> On Sat, 23 May 2009, Jens Rehsack wrote:
>> David Brownlee wrote:
>>>     www/p5-Catalyst-Action-RenderView and several other
>>>     perl packages now seem to fail to build with the
>>>     error below - has anyone else seen this?
>> seb@ had fixed sth. similar (I don't remember where), but it seems some
>> newer CPAN modules comes with such an AutoInstall routine in their
>> Makefile.PL.
>> I do not recognize them all (sometimes I see and that I patch them out
>> before committing the update), because I have a configured
>> If you see it again, either you ask pkgsrc-p5-people@ if you don't
>> have time
>> to add a similar patch (I just fix www/p5-Catalyst-Action-RenderView) or
>> apply a similar patch.
>     Thanks. This is going to be mildly annoying to find and patch
>     in each case. Would it be possible for pkgsrc to
>     a) Provide fake cpan config
>     a) Add a subst rule to handle this automatically for perl
>        packages?

It seems to happen with Module::Install only. I try to talk to Adam Kennedy
if there are reasonable solutions.
In this case, we can handle a third module install type in addition to
MakeMaker and Module::Build - Module::Install.


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