Bioperl-guts: Makefile.PL

Ewan Birney birney@sanger.ac.uk
Tue, 24 Aug 1999 00:32:45 +0100 (BST)


On Mon, 23 Aug 1999, Sanja Rogic wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I've just send you an e-mail intended for my sistem administrator. Sorry
> about that. 
> But since it's the problem with the Makefile.PLfrom Bioperl distribution
> maybe you could give me an advice too.
> SO, again, this is what I get
> 


I have a nasty suspicion that you have a very old version of perl on site.
go perl -V and make sure it says perl5 (patchlevel 3) or higher

otherwise you need to reinstall perl :(

> 
> >perl Makefile.PL
> parse error in file Makefile.PL at line 27, next 2 tokens "use ExtUtils"
> parse error in file Makefile.PL at line 35, next 2 tokens "fatal("
> parse error in file Makefile.PL at line 45, next 2 tokens "qw("
> Search pattern not terminated in file Makefile.PL at line 45, next char
> ^>
> parse error in file Makefile.PL at line 56, next token "}"
> parse error in file Makefile.PL at line 114, next 2 tokens "my $sig "
> Execution of Makefile.PL aborted due to compilation errors.
> 
> My OS is SunOS5.6 and we have Perl5 installed.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Cheers,
> Sanja Rogic
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