perl is broken

Friedrich Locke friedrich.locke at
Tue Jun 13 14:53:43 UTC 2017

I have disable everything option in "make config".

Here is the error i get:

rm -f ../../lib/auto/Math/BigInt/FastCalc/
cc  -shared  -L/usr/ports/lang/perl5.24/work/perl-5.24.1
-L/usr/local/lib/perl5/5.24/mach/CORE -lperl -L/usr/local/lib
-fstack-protector-strong FastCalc.o  -o
chmod 755 ../../lib/auto/Math/BigInt/FastCalc/
"-I../../lib" "-I../../lib" -MExtUtils::Command::MM -e 'cp_nonempty' -- ../../lib/auto/Math/BigInt/FastCalc/ 644
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/ports/lang/perl5.24/work/perl-5.24.1  ./perl -Ilib -f
pod/buildtoc -q
Unknown option: q
pod/buildtoc: Usage: pod/buildtoc [--quiet]
*** [pod/perltoc.pod] Error code 255

make[2]: stopped in /usr/ports/lang/perl5.24/work/perl-5.24.1
1 error

make[2]: stopped in /usr/ports/lang/perl5.24/work/perl-5.24.1
===> Compilation failed unexpectedly.
Try to set MAKE_JOBS_UNSAFE=yes and rebuild before reporting the failure to
the maintainer.
*** Error code 1

make[1]: stopped in /usr/ports/lang/perl5.24
*** Error code 1

make: stopped in /usr/ports/lang/perl5.24

What the hell is this unknown option:q ?

On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 11:24 AM, Matthew Seaman <matthew at>

> On 2017/06/13 15:18, Friedrich Locke wrote:
> > i am trying to get perl 5.24 installed from ports, but it cannot be
> > compiled.
> > The problem is related to dtrace on miniperl i think.
> >
> > Have anybody here already faced such problem ?
> > What experience do you have to report ?
> perl is a pretty high priority port for fixes, given that something like
> half the ports tree has at least a build-time dependency on it.
> If what you need is a working perl right now, then try turning off the
> DTRACE option for the time being.
> That's basically 'cd $PORTSDIR/lang/perl5.24 ; make config' but
> different port/pkg building systems may require something different.
>         Cheers,
>         Matthew

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