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in reply to Re: Giving LDFLAGS to a module which has no configure
in thread Giving LDFLAGS to a module which has no configure

That has certainly solved my immediate issue--thanks!

Unfortunately, I'm still having problems getting the install done. Would this be better addressed by my rejoining the dbi-users list and asking there? Or shall I continue it here?

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