compiling kernel

Oliver Leitner Shadow333 at
Mon Jan 24 12:19:52 PST 2005

$ which perl5
$ perl5 --version

This is perl, v5.8.5 built for i386-freebsd-64int

Copyright 1987-2004, Larry Wall

Perl may be copied only under the terms of either the Artistic License or the
GNU General Public License, which may be found in the Perl 5 source kit.

Complete documentation for Perl, including FAQ lists, should be found on
this system using `man perl' or `perldoc perl'.  If you have access to the
Internet, point your browser at, the Perl Home Page.

Thats my info on "perl5", which tells me, that i prolly installed it through 
the ports collection (hence /usr/local...), and that its the perl version 
5.8.5 from there...

maybe you just havent the right perl installed?

but i cant put my hand into the fire for this, after all im new to bsd=)

Oliver Leitner
Technical Staff

On Monday 24 January 2005 15:13, Josip wrote:
> Let me first just say that I'm new to FreeBSD. I'm tring to compile a
> custom kernel and when I do "make buildkernel KERNCONF=NEWKERN"  I get
> this:
> perl5 /usr/src/sys/kern/ -h /usr/src/sys/kern/vnode_if.src
> perl5:No such file or directory.
> Both files are in the specified dir.
> When I run the above command manualy it execues OK and creates the file
> vnode_if.h in pwd.
> What am I doing wrong?
> Thanks!
> PS Also if I do "make buildkernel KERNCONF=GENERIC" I get the same error!
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