Subject: Re: Trouble by compiling/configuring Perl5 on NetBSD-1.5
To: Christophe <>
From: Sebastian Marius Kirsch <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/01/2001 11:40:28
On Sun, Dec 31, 2000 at 03:49:19PM +0100, Christophe wrote:
> Perl5 configuration on pkgsrc got an error with the ieeefp.h include-file,
> there is no /usr/include/machine/ieeefp.h. 

Since ieeefp.h tries to include a machine-specific header file, and
there isn't one for the VAX since it doesn't have IEEE floats, I simply
deleted ieeefp.h. Worked fine.

I'm still trying to build GNU Emacs without float support, though ...

Yours, Sebastian Kirsch <>

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