matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jun 26 12:51:47 PDT 2011
On 26/06/2011 20:09, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> I have found that if I change this to
> 1. sh Configure -des -Dprefix=/tools
> 2. make
> 3. cp -v perl cpan/podlators/pod2man /tools/bin
> 4. mkdir -pv /tools/lib/perl5/5.14.1
> 5. cp -Rv lib/* /tools/lib/perl5/5.14.1
> then all packages in the book build without complaint. The build time
> does not seem to change a lot.
> The change in line 3 is due to the new distribution, but the first 2
> lines are the more significant. We build the whole distro, but still do
> not do a complete `make install'.
Ah, thanks for that. My previous attempt with 5.14.0 made the same
changes to 1 & 3, but didn't change 2 which is why it obviously failed
for me. I don't see any problems with the proposed instructions; I
assume you did a full chapter 6 test suite run to verify it? I think
it's Glibc & Coreutils that are particularly picky about the Perl
installation, if I recall correctly.
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