[Bug 343] Autoconf Requaires Perl

Robert Shade ras319 at psu.edu
Mon May 6 09:38:03 PDT 2002

But it does require it to build.  When I was having trouble building
perl, I skipped it and tried to build the rest.  Autoconf will not
configure without perl.  

Maybe this changed when you upgraded to a new version of autoconf or


-----Original Message-----
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Sent: Monday, May 06, 2002 12:31 PM
To: ras319 at psu.edu
Subject: [Bug 343] Autoconf Requaires Perl


gerard at linuxfromscratch.org changed:

           What    |Old Value                   |New Value
             Status|UNCONFIRMED                 |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |DUPLICATE

------- Additional Comments From gerard at linuxfromscratch.org  2002-05-06
09:31 ------- It required perl to run, but not to install.

The currently listed dependencies are only installation dependencies,
just like the headers say "This package requires the following to be

We have planned on adding run-time dependencies in the near future. This
item is already in Bugzilla and will be dealt with in due time.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 16 ***

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