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unable to install

by bar10der (Beadle)
on Jul 08, 2004 at 10:01 UTC ( #372731=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

bar10der has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hi monks, I am trying to install on my server. While installing I get message saying missing module Filter::Util::Call. So I went and downloaded Filter::Util::Call and tried to install this module but I am getting following error -
/usr/bin/perl -I/usr/perl5/5.6.1/lib/sun4-solaris-64int -I/usr/perl5/5 +.6.1/lib /usr/perl5/5.6.1/lib/ExtUtils/xsubpp -typemap /usr/perl5/5. +6.1/lib/ExtUtils/typemap Call.xs > Call.xsc && mv Call.xsc Call.c cc -c -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -xO3 -xdepend -DV +ERSION=\"1.06\" -DXS_VERSION=\"1.06\" -KPIC -I/usr/perl5/5.6.1/lib/s +un4-solaris-64int/CORE -D_NOT_CORE Call.c sh: cc: not found *** Error code 1 make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `Call.o' Current working directory /.cpan/build/Filter-1.30/Call *** Error code 1 make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `subdirs' /usr/ccs/bin/make -- NOT OK Running make test Can't test without successful make Running make install make had returned bad status, install seems impossible

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Re: unable to install
by gellyfish (Monsignor) on Jul 08, 2004 at 10:36 UTC

    It looks like you have installed Perl from a package (or it was preinstalled) and you don't have the C compiler that is required to build that module.


Re: unable to install
by JSchmitz (Canon) on Jul 08, 2004 at 14:43 UTC
    You need to install gcc and then build. gcc will compile anything. happy hunting! If this is a Sun box you can get gcc here If this is a linux system you can grab the RPM here


Re: unable to install
by sweetblood (Prior) on Jul 08, 2004 at 15:40 UTC
    At first I missed not having switch or case in Perl, but if you look at 'perldoc -q switch' I think you'll agree that really isn't needed.

    On the other hand, If you really feel you need to, the answers above will get you on the right road.



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