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RE: Anyone got latex2html to work on cygwin?? Fatal (use l2hconf): l2hconf.pm
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 11:03:23 -0000
- Subject: RE: Anyone got latex2html to work on cygwin?? Fatal (use l2hconf): l2hconf.pm
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Igor Pechtchanski
> Sent: 16 December 2004 21:47
> On Thu, 16 Dec 2004, Dave Korn wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Igor Pechtchanski
> > > Sent: 16 December 2004 17:52
> > > > $ latex2html foo.tex
> > > > Fatal (use l2hconf): l2hconf.pm did not return a true
> value at (eval 7) line 2.
> > > > BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at (eval 7) line 2.
> > > >
> > > > I look at the file l2hconf.pm, and I
> > > > see this as first 3 lines:
> > > >
> > > > #!/perl
> > > > # LaTeX2HTML l2hconf.pm
> > > > # $Id: l2hconf.pin,v 1.17 2002/06/15 22:46:36 RRM Exp $
> > >
> > > You should look at the whole file, to see what the last
> > > returned value is.
> > > The last line of the file is usually "1;".
> > >
> > > > Ok, so line 2 is commented out. so what is wrong?
> > >
> > > What's that got to do with anything? It's a comment.
> > Indeed. Which makes it somewhat surprising that the error message
> > would claim the error to have occurred on that line.
> Oh, I missed that. The line 2 refers to the line of the eval
> not the line in the file... I don't recall the exact source,
> but isn't
> "use" defined in terms of "eval"? Perl experts?
I kind-of expected there would be a sane rather than insane answer to that :)
It's just a bit of a problem that the error message gives only the name of the
called-out-to file, rather than the file that made the call.....
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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