SPUG: perldoc failures on OS X
bill at celestial.com
Sun Dec 7 16:58:12 PST 2008
On Sun, Dec 07, 2008, Michael R. Wolf wrote:
> [I'm writing this from OS X. Thanks to all who responded to my previous
> "Perl on OS X" posting. I'm very happy with the new "unibody" design
> (machined from a single aluminum block) which should hold up to the
> physical demands of my "road warrior" schedule. And.... I have a
> *native* command line. Bye, bye Cygwin. Thanks for making my XP sane.
> but so long....]
> Since my old #1 problem (no portable computing) is solved, a new #1
> problem has emerged: perldoc(1) is installed, but doesn't work.
I suggest installing the xcode package from the original
installation DVS, then pick up the on-line update. I think the
one must sign up to Apple's free developer program to get to the
The update includes fixes to gcc that caused gnu-tar to fail
building, but I don't remember the exact details.
I just did a couple of quick checks of perldoc on my PPC Titanium
Powerbook running leopard, and it works fine.
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