Steve Mynott wrote:
> Anil Madhavapeddy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Perl is still mashed up, out of the box :-(  We had to do 
> > some patching to get CPAN to work, and don't even think of
> > installing a fresh copy, or half the admintools (linked
> > against their special copy), fail miserably.
> I don't think Sun's Perl is actually broken [1] other than 
> being old but the CPAN stuff is setup to use Sun's Workshop CC
> rather than GCC and you have to hack
> /usr/perl5/5.00503/sun4-solaris/ if you want to use CPAN.
> [1] Although it's a pity they haven't put any POD docs in the
> Sun::Solaris stuff

If there's a problem with Sun's Perl, you might consider posting it on
perl5-porters -- Alan Burlison (who was also at yapc::Europe) reads there
and I believe he's involved in the Solaris/Perl development thingy. Or try
sending him mail (I *think* it's [EMAIL PROTECTED]; check p5p
archives if you want to be sure).


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