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I'm trying to install some software, which needs some dependencies, which it tells me I can only resolve by getting them from CPAN. I configured my CPAN with all the default options, added a few servers, and even upgraded/reloaded CPAN all without problems.
Now, it's time to get the files I need...
cpan> install DBD::mysql
Writing Makefile for DBD::mysql
Makefile:89: *** missing separator. Stop.
/usr/bin/make -- NOT OK
Running make test
Can't test without successful make
Running make install
make had returned bad status, install seems impossible
So, I open up the Makefile in my text editor, and examine it. Apparently on line 89, there is a missing
And I have no idea what it should be, so I just say, I'll try with a blank
I try the make again, and it finds yet another missing piece on a different line, which I examined again, and found. I also located several other locations where the value is set incorrectly, as in: