Subject: Re: for perl5.001 ?
To: Simon J. Gerraty <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/20/1995 21:21:12
> BTW I noticed that on NetBSD and SunOS, perl's Configure does not do a
> good job of working out which is in use.  On both systems it
> offered to use the oldest one available (from 0.9 on zen!)

This is a generic bug in many of the Configure scripts floating around -
it bites elm too. They look at several places for lib*.so.* files, sort
them *alphabeticaly* and take the last. This gives you
if you happen to have,,,

I just deleted and Configure was happy again.


"These are the people who popularized Hungarian notation, yet their own API
is a Freudian stream-of-consciousness."   -- Paul DiLascia