SPUG: Problems Installing from CPAN

Tye McQueen tyemq at cpan.org
Wed Nov 26 22:09:05 PST 2008

Yeah, my guess was that a Perl built with GNU Make was being used but
non-GNU Make was being invoked.

Installing non-pure-Perl modules often works better when using a Perl you
built yourself because the Perl configuration process set up module
installation to match what tools you have, not what tools some other person

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 9:28 PM, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes
<sthoenna at efn.org>wrote:

> On Wed, November 26, 2008 8:07 pm, Kirsch, Phil wrote:
> > Writing Makefile for Tk
> > /usr/local/bin/make: syntax error at line 1: `(' unexpected
> >
> > I have already tried several different version of make. I've tried
> > updating make. But, the error persists without variation. Is make finding
> > something it does not expect in what it is trying to install? Can anyone
> > suggest an area to start troubleshooting in?
> Is this a GNU make?  What does the beginning of the makefile look like?
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