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Last change on this file since 369ec62 was 369ec62, checked in by Joe Ciccone <jciccone@…>, 14 years ago

Change the temp system perl compilation to install a full set of perl modules, this fixes an issue running the coreutils testsuite.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-temp-perl" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="temp-perl.html"?>
10
11  <title>Temporary Perl-&perl-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-temp-perl">
14    <primary sortas="a-Perl">Perl</primary>
15    <secondary>temporary tools</secondary>
16  </indexterm>
17
18  <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude"
19  href="../../final-system/common/perl.xml"
20  xpointer="xpointer(//*[@role='package'])"/>
21
22  <sect2 role="installation">
23    <title>Installation of Perl</title>
24
25    <para os="a">First adapt some hard-wired paths to the C library by applying
26    the following patch:</para>
27
28<screen os="b"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&perl-libc-patch;</userinput></screen>
29
30<para os="c">Prepare Perl for compilation (make sure to get the 'Data/Dumper
31Fcntl IO POSIX' part of the command correct&mdash;they are all
32letters):</para>
33
34<screen os="d"><userinput>./configure.gnu --prefix=/tools \
35   -Dstatic_ext='Data/Dumper IO Fcntl POSIX' -Dcc="gcc"</userinput></screen>
36
37    <variablelist os="e">
38      <title>The meaning of the configure option:</title>
39
40      <varlistentry>
41        <term><parameter>-Dstatic_ext='Data/Dumper IO Fcntl POSIX'</parameter></term>
42        <listitem>
43          <para>This tells Perl to build the minimum set of static
44          extensions needed for installing and testing the Glibc and
45          Coreutils packages later in this chapter.</para>
46        </listitem>
47      </varlistentry>
48
49    </variablelist>
50
51  <para os="f">Now we are ready to make our perl utilities:</para>
52
53<screen os="g"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
54
55  <para os="h">Although Perl comes with a test suite, it is not recommended
56  to run it at this point. Only part of Perl was built and running
57  <command>make test</command> now will cause the rest of Perl to be built
58  as well, which is unnecessary at this point. The test suite can be run
59  later in this chapter if desired.</para>
60
61    <para os="i">Install these tools and their libraries:</para>
62
63<screen os="j"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
64
65    <para os="k">Finally, create a necessary symlink:</para>
66
67<screen os="l"><userinput>ln -sv /tools/bin/perl /usr/bin</userinput></screen>
68
69  </sect2>
70
71  <sect2 role="content">
72    <title/>
73
74    <para>Details on this package are located in <xref
75    linkend="contents-perl" role="."/></para>
76
77  </sect2>
78
79</sect1>
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