[ic] 'configure' cannot see /usr/local/bin/perl

frank frank at goldissue.com
Wed Dec 31 01:26:59 EST 2003

D T wrote:

>Hi All
>We use Mandrake 9.2. This installs threaded perl, and the executable is at /usr/bin/perl
>We couldn't find a way to recompile the Mandrake perl to be non-threaded. So, we left that alone and installed a non-threaded version (which is default BTW) with the executable at /usr/local/bin/perl
>We also ran 'updatedb' for good measure.
>Next, we tried to install Interchange - /usr/local/bin/perl configure
>However, the configure script did not ask us which location of perl to use.
>Instead, it just found the threaded version at /usr/bin/perl and stopped the installation.
>Question:  how can we get the 'configure' script to recognize the /usr/local/bin/perl location (non-threaded) to install Interchange ?
>This would be so great to resolve. Thanks very much.

I remember Mike Heins or someone saying that changing the


at the top of each executable file in the /usr/lib/interchange/bin 



will do the trick.

I can't remember if that was the end of story, but that would have to be 
pretty close to being correct,

Frank Reitzenstein.

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