Wed, 11 Oct 2000 16:45:49 -0400
Quoting Stephen Andrew Misel (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> I just downloaded and installed InterChange and the ./configure program
> dies with a perl syntax error. Seems to be in Makefile.PL... any ideas?
> zeus:~/interchange-4.5.7$ ./configure
> Akopia Interchange Version 4.5.x Configuration
> Copyright 1996-2000 Akopia, Inc, <email@example.com>
> Interchange was originally based on Vend 0.2
> Copyright 1995 Andrew M. Wilcox <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Portions from Vend 0.3
> Copyright 1995, 1996 Andrew M. Wilcox <email@example.com>
> Distributed under the GNU General Public License, see
> the file Copying for license information.
> Found Perl 5.00401 as /usr/bin/perl
> If you get a CPAN error, rerun the configuration and it
> should go away.
> syntax error at Makefile.PL line 554, near ") for "
> BEGIN not safe after errors--compilation aborted at Makefile.PL line 793.
> make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
> make: *** No rule to make target `test'. Stop.
> ... line 554 of Makefile.PL
> install_file('.', $realdir, $_) for @sharefiles;
Since there is a "require 5.005;" in the Makefile.PL, I would
question your distribution. Looks like someone may have hacked
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