Problem configuring perl.

Amir Hardon a_hardon at
Tue Mar 26 05:57:34 PST 2002

Maybe someone can direct me to a better mailing list for asking this 
I could only find mailing lists for the perl language itself...
which is not a good place to ask about problems installing it.


Amir Hardon wrote:

> I tried configuring it manually but the problem occurs after the 
> configuration is complete...
> the file is attached.
> Gerard Beekmans wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 06:15:28PM +0200, Amir Hardon wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I'm trying to install an LFS system,
>>> and I can't install perl.
>>> The configure script works smooth until it creates the file,
>>> The first error I get is:
>>> "Configure: ./ line 684: syntax error near unexpected token
>> Can you send this list your file so I (or somebody else) can
>> commpare it against a working version and see what is missing.
>> Oh, before you do this, you may want to run a plain "./Configure". This
>> will ask you all kinds of questions, just accept all the defaults. It'll
>> take you a while to get through everything but you may spot errors a lot
>> easier that way.
>> If you can't figure anything from the manual Configure, then send the
>> file (compress it with bzip2 first if it's larger than say 
>> about
>> 10 KB).

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