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Re^10: EXTERN.h missing when compiling on OpenWrt

by morgon (Priest)
on Dec 12, 2018 at 12:10 UTC ( #1227159=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^9: EXTERN.h missing when compiling on OpenWrt
in thread EXTERN.h missing when compiling on OpenWrt

Thanks for all your effort.

As for the tutorial you mention, it seems that it is not quite complete and some things seem to be just a little bit different on my system.

E.g. I do not need to build make, but I need to install perlbase-dumpvalue to make cpanm work.

But I can use cpanm like this now:

curl -L https://cpanmin.us | perl - -M https://cpan.org -n <module>
Again I need to use cpan.org and not cpan.metacpan.org as in the tutorial, as otherwise the modules are not found.

But of course when I try this to install Net::SSLeay it fails becuase of the missing EXTERN.h.

I is totally unclear to me how the author of this tutorial who initially also had the problem of a misssing EXTERN.h managed to make this problem go away.

This is magic that I cannot reproduce.

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