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Shlomi Fish (918)

Shlomi Fish
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I'm a hacker of Perl, C, Shell, and occasionally other languages. Perl is my favourite language by far. I'm a member of the Israeli Perl Mongers, and contribute to and advocate open-source technologies. Technorati Profile [technorati.com]

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Thursday September 04, 2008
07:11 AM

Resolution for maintperl-5.8.x's IPC::SysV failure

[ #37346 ]

As a followup to this post about "make test in maintperl-5.8.x Fails on Linux", I should note that we have investigated it on perl5-porters in the past days. After a little investigation, I realised that there was a stray "SysV.pm" file in my perl-5.8.x tree, which caused all the problems.

As it turned out, it was not removed because I used "rsync -auvz" to synchronise the tree (as instructed in the perl5-porters FAQ) instead of "rsync -auvz --delete-after", which removes the no-longer present files. After running rsync with --delete-after, and building again - "make test" was successful.

"Another crisis was solved!".

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