make release failure: perl:No such file or directory

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Sat Sep 20 22:57:00 PDT 2003

On Sat, Sep 20, 2003 at 02:55:46PM -0700, Don Lewis wrote:
> On 20 Sep, Scott R. Sewall wrote:
> > 
> > I'm having trouble running make release.  The build fails with the 
> > following message:
> > 
> >> perl:No such file or directory
> Would you happen to have NOPERL set?.  There are certain things in the
> build process that require perl.  They will work if you have NOPERL set
> to skip the system perl build as long as you have perl installed as a
> port, but this won't work when 'make release' chroots.
It works, too.  All you need is to utilize the LOCAL_SCRIPT
release(7) variable to install the package into CHROOTDIR.
That's the way 5.x box can still cross-build a 4.x snapshot.

Ruslan Ermilov		Sysadmin and DBA,
ru at		Sunbay Software Ltd,
ru at		FreeBSD committer
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