[64bit] perl-XML-SAX doesn't build from source

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Thu Jun 6 11:25:00 GMT 2013

On 6/6/2013 12:48 AM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> On 2013-06-05 17:39, Ken Brown wrote:
>> In an effort to get some practice building perl modules, I tried to
>> rebuild perl-XML-SAX from source.  If I install all perl-* packages
>> currently in the 64bit distribution except for that one, then the build
>> fails at the install stage as follows:
> [snip]
>> If I understand the error message correctly, it's complaining that it
>> can't install XML::Sax because XML::Sax isn't installed.  What am I
>> missing?
> Hmm, didn't see that, but I may have already installed it manually
> during the bootstrap.  Based on the error message, the problem is that
> the in-tree copy is not added to the search path during that command,
> and it probably should be; this should be raised upstream.

I just took a look at the Makefile, and here's the command that's failing:

@$(PERL) -MXML::SAX -e 

This looks to me like a postinstall operation.  Should perl-XML-SAX have 
a postinstall script to run this?


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