On Thu, 23 Aug 2001, David O'Brien wrote:
> On a -current Alpha box I cannot:
> cd /usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/perl
> make cleandir && make cleandir
> make obj
> make depend
> ===> perl
> Extracting config.h (with variable substitutions)
> Extracting cflags (with variable substitutions)
> Extracting writemain (with variable substitutions)
> Extracting myconfig (with variable substitutions)
> miniperl:No such file or directory
> *** Error code 1
> Why isn't miniperl in /usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/perl/Makefile ?
It's because people didn't want to face the cross-compilation issues.
I don't know of any reason why miniperl can't be built as a build-tool,
but haven't tested this.
I work around this bug by building miniperl manually and copying it to
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