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Re^5: CPAN install DBI-1.53

by syphilis (Bishop)
on Nov 29, 2006 at 04:17 UTC ( #586611=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: CPAN install DBI-1.53
in thread CPAN install DBI-1.53

That's a very old version of gcc that was used to build that Perl (24 Oct 1999). What version of gcc are you using ? (Running 'gcc -v' will tell you.)

I'm not sure what's killing the process - the only thing that's not reported as a "warning" is the "invalid option: -fno-strict-aliasing", so maybe that's the culprit.

You could get rid of it with the following entry in the WriteMakefile() section of the DBI-1.53 Makefile.PL:
CCFLAGS => '-D_POSIX_PTHREAD_SEMANTICS -D_REENTRANT D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE + -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64',
Then run 'make clean', 'perl Makefile.PL', 'make test', and 'make install'.
Perhaps then, the process will continue to completion for you.

Cheers,
Rob

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Re^6: CPAN install DBI-1.53
by stsly (Initiate) on Nov 29, 2006 at 13:08 UTC
    Thanks Rob I can only find this in the Writemakefile.pl document :-(
    WriteMakefile( dbd_edit_mm_attribs(\%opts, { create_pp_tests => 1, }) );
    Do you mean remove this?
      Tried to instal another module and get this error as well: cc1: Invalid option `-fno-strict-aliasing' What could cause this?

        Am makeing some headway

        Have removed the -fno-strict-aliasing part of the Makefile so it now reads:

        CCFLAGS = -D_POSIX_PTHREAD_SEMANTICS -D_REENTRANT -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64

        Now I get: make: Fatal error in reader: Makefile, line 13: Unexpected end of line seen

      I think %opts, in the Makefile.PL, might simply need that amended CCFLAGS entry inserted (anywhere) into it so it looks like this:
      my %opts = ( CCFLAGS => '-D_POSIX_PTHREAD_SEMANTICS -D_REENTRANT -D_LARGEFILE_S +OURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64', NAME => 'DBI', AUTHOR => 'Tim Bunce (dbi-users@perl.org)', VERSION_FROM => 'DBI.pm', ABSTRACT_FROM => 'DBI.pm', PREREQ_PM => { "Test::Simple" => 0.40, Storable => 1, "File::Spec" + => 1 }, EXE_FILES => [ "dbiproxy$ext_pl", "dbiprof$ext_pl" ], DIR => [ ], dynamic_lib => { OTHERLDFLAGS => "$::opt_g" }, clean => { FILES=> "\$(DISTVNAME) Perl.xsi t/zv*_*.t" ." dbiproxy$ext_pl dbiprof$ext_pl dbitrace.log dbi.prof nd +test.prt" }, dist => { DIST_DEFAULT=> 'clean distcheck disttest tardist', PREOP => '$(MAKE) -f Makefile.old distdir', COMPRESS => 'gzip -v9', SUFFIX => 'gz', }, );
      If that doesn't help try getting a version of gcc that's at least recent enough to either understand or ignore '-fno-strict-aliasing'.

      Cheers,
      Rob

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