[Pdx-pm] unhappy CPAN on OS X
Christopher M. Hiller
chiller at eldorado.elsewhere.org
Wed Oct 29 19:42:04 CST 2003
All the headers get installed if you download & install XCode... bah!
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Joshua Keroes wrote:
> On Oct 29, 2003, at 5:03 PM, Randall Hansen wrote:
> > Fellow Mongers ~
> > The last few days I've been setting up a new Powerbook. It's all going
> > swimmingly except for one problem with CPAN. It appears to not be
> > able to
> > use LWP or Net::FTP to fetch tarballs, but it takes *forever* to figure
> > this out before it drops to using vanilla ftp. It only does this once
> > per
> > session; after it figures out that LWP and Net::FTP are hosed somehow
> > it
> > doesn't try them again.
> I wasn't able to use the stock perl with CPAN at all - the perl.h file
> was missing, preventing Good Things from oh, say, working.
> I rebuilt Perl with the following invocation. Mind you, Perl ought to
> start faster if staticly linked (viz. useshrplib).
> ./Configure -des -D prefix=/usr/local/perl581 -D ccflags='-g -pipe' -D
> ldflags=-Dman3ext=3pm -D useshrplib \
> && make test && make install
> When that's complete, just link any or all binaries from
> /usr/local/perl581/bin to /usr/local/bin.
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