fam is brolen (?)

Sascha Holzleiter sascha at daemonground.de
Fri Apr 9 03:04:06 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-04-09 at 06:10, walt wrote:
> ===>  Configuring for fam-2.6.9_4
> /bin/rm -fv /usr/ports/devel/fam/work/fam-2.6.9/fam/mntent*
> /usr/ports/devel/fam/work/fam-2.6.9/fam/mntent.h
> /usr/ports/devel/fam/work/fam-2.6.9/fam/mntent.h.orig
> /usr/ports/devel/fam/work/fam-2.6.9/fam/mntent_compat.c++
> /usr/ports/devel/fam/work/fam-2.6.9/fam/mntent_compat.c++.orig
> /bin/cp /usr/ports/devel/fam/files/mntent* /usr/ports/devel/fam/work/fam-2.6.9/fam
> env: automake: No such file or directory
> *** Error code 127

This usually happens when you upgrade perl to a new version.
The automake scripts have the perl binary hardcoded, like:

#!/usr/local/bin/perl5.8.2 -w

So, if you have upgraded from, lets say 5.6.1 to 5.8.2 you should do a
forced reinstall of the auto* tools.

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