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  • CC=gcc ? How strange. Do you mean they have reinstalled a perl over the Solaris-provided one ? What does perl -V:cc say ?
    • Re:EBROKENPERL (Score:3, Informative)

      by jdavidb (1361) on 2002.06.19 8:27 (#9726) Homepage Journal

      Last I checked, Solaris (version 7, I think, and possibly 8), needed me to do a lot of CC=gcc LD=gcc stuff to compile XS modules, but that was because I hadn't installed Sun's compiler. On some systems we made the changes directly to the module and it worked.

      However, I've left off [] trying to interfere with the system Perl on any machine. Even on my LFS [] machines there's a Perl compiled when installing the system in /usr/bin, but the Perl I use for programming and installing modules with is in /usr/local/perl561 with symlinks into /usr/local/bin, and all my programs are directly wired for #!/usr/local/bin/perl5.6.1 . I'm expecting a relatively painless transition to 5.8.

      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
      • You remember me this (unanswered) post [] by Alan Burlison (Sun's Perl guy).
        • I hacked in MacPerl to return different values based on the binary. can have a hash called %preconfig which will allow overrides. MacPerl's looks sorta like:

                  local $^W;
                  my $inst = ($ENV{MACPERL} || "") . "site_perl:";
                  my $arch = $MacPerl::Architecture || "";
                  my $cc   = $MacPerl::Compiler || "";
                  %preconfig = (