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From: Chayim Leib Weiss <kweiss at newscorp dot com>
Subject: sybperl 2.0 problem
Date: Jan 10 1996 6:34PM

I think I may have a clue....but I need to know where something is being picked up.

The path to .././blib/auto/Sybase/DBlib/ DBlib.o is not found ....
WHERE IS THE .. being picked up from...


email me at

>Date: Wed, 10 Jan 96 16:36:19 +0100
>From: mpeppler@itf.CH (Michael Peppler)
>Subject: sybperl 2.0 problem
>This fellow is having some problems building sybperl on HP-UX... as I
>don't have access to a HP-UX system, maybe someone on the list might
>understand what is going on...
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>I am back on thi problem, would appreciate your help!!
>The version of perl is 5.001 - I was installed with the defaults in
>I compiled and installed without insodent.
>Yes dynamic loading is enabled (static not available under HP-UX - I
>tried didn't compile).
>This is being done on HP-UX (O/S) 9.04
>WHen I compile sybperl it cannot find some libraries
>I fails on the linking.
>The version is sybperl 2.0 (I tried this before with the beta - 2.3b ) still the same problem
>LD_RUN_PATH="/sybase/lib"  ld -o .././blib/auto/Sybase/DBlib/ DBlib.o -L/sybase/lib -lsybdb -lm
>ld: Unsatisfied symbols:
>(list of 30 pls symbols)
>ANY IDEAS - I think you thought that I was compiling under "sun" before. I am
>unmde HP-UX as mentioned above...
>At 03:06 PM 10/24/95 +0100, you wrote:
>>> We purchased the compiler ($3100) and it was sucessfully
>>> installed 3 weeks ago...
>>> I have been compiling stuff from the net and it all seems to work o.k.
>>> Should I contact HP support
>>Maybe. Though I really think that the problem lies with the
>>installation of Perl, rather than with the compiler.
>>Which version of Perl do you have (run 'perl -v' to find out). When you
>>built perl (ie when you ran 'Configure') did you take all the defaults?
>>Is dynamic loading enabled?
>>These are the questions that I think will determine what is wrong with
>>your installation...

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