Subject: Re: for perl5.001 ?
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: matthew green <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/21/1995 16:52:50
   > 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.

i'll email the metaconf maintainers and ask them to fix this.  :-)