problems installing perl-5.8.8

Parv parv at
Wed Apr 4 03:48:46 UTC 2007

in message <4612C86F.3050007 at>,
wrote Glenn Sieb thusly...
> Don Munyak wrote:
> >I am having problems installing perl5.8.8 on a up-to-date
> >FreeBSD-6.2.  After running...
> >
> >web# cd /usr/ports/lang/perl5.8
> >web# make
> >scripts install perl...
> >
> >web# make test
> >(8) tests fail with the following message
> Hmm.. 'make' by itself only prepares the source to be installed..
> try doing 'make install' ... it should run 'make test' for you. :)

I do not think that test would run on perl install unless things have
changes since May 2006 (from build log on May 16 2006) ...


          Everything is up to date. Type 'make test' to run test suite.
  *** Error code 1 (ignored)
  if [ -n "" ];  then  cd utils; make compile;  cd ../x2p; make compile;  cd ../pod; make compile;  else :;  fi
  LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/work/ports/misc/ports/lang/perl5.8/work/perl-5.8.8 ./perl installperl --destdir=
  WARNING: You've never run 'make test' or some tests failed! (Installing anyway.)

  - Parv


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