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Old 04-01-2004, 04:53 PM   #1
hotgirl101
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perl problems on setting up application


Error: Unable to locate installed Perl libraries or Perl source code.

It is recommended that you install perl in a standard location before
building extensions. Some precompiled versions of perl do not contain
these header files, so you cannot build extensions. In such a case,
please build and install your perl from a fresh perl distribution. It
usually solves this kind of problem.

is there an rpm anywhere for this

thanks to all who can help a newbie
 
Old 04-01-2004, 05:12 PM   #2
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What exactly are you trying to install and have you checked to see whether or not perl is already installed?

rpm -qa | grep perl
 
Old 04-01-2004, 05:33 PM   #3
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Smile i think its the out of box perl with mandrake

the program is aimsniff that im trying to install i believe that its the out of box perl that its indicating it will run the perl but then error
 
Old 04-02-2004, 01:14 AM   #4
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i think u need to install the perl module from www.cpan.org website

u will find latest version of perl there as tar ball. Download it and then untar it into a directory. Then give 4 commands into that dir.

perl Makefile.PL
make
make test
make install

I think this should work
 
  


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