libwww-perl-5.805 install problem on OS X 10.3

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i've tried installing libwww-perl-5.805 on OS X 10.3 but i'm having a
problem during the make.  the following is the error:

make: *** No rule to make target
needed by `Makefile'.  Stop.

looks like Makefile wants
/System/Library/Perl/5.8.6/darwin-thread-multi-2level/CORE/config.h but
the only one that i seem to find is

has anyone run into/solved this?


Re: libwww-perl-5.805 install problem on OS X 10.3

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Does this happen with just libwww-perl-5.805, or does it happen with *all*
modules you try to build ?

If it happens with *all* modules, I'd be thinking there's a %Config::Config
key that's specifying the former location, but ought to be specifying the
latter. One workaround would therefore be to locate that key and change its
value to the latter - but errors like the one you're getting disturb me a
little. One is always left wondering what *else* is not right. Did you build
this perl yourself ?


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I have successfully built libwww-perl under Mac OS 10.3 and Perl 5.8.6,
and I just successfully downloaded, built, and tested. The only reported
  failure at is under
Darwin 5.5 (= Mac OS 10.1?).

Where did your Perl come from, and how did it get there? Mac OS 10.3
came with 5.8.1 rc3. If you install the X Tools kit (kibitzers -- this
is the developers' kit, which comes with Mac OS X but is not installed
by default), you get
/System/Library/Perl/5.8.1/darwin-thread-multi-2level/CORE/config.h but

$ find /System/Library/Perl -iname config.h

comes up empty, even with ActivePerl installed. But if you didn't
install X Tools, where did 'make' come from?

When I installed Perl 5.8.6, I do not remember doing anything out of the
ordinary - specifically I put it in the default location, which means
config.h is in /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.6/darwin-2level/CORE. I seem to
recall the README.darwin file recommending strongly against attempting
to replace Panther's Perl.

Tom Wyant

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