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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: RE: Sybperl Make error
Date: Jan 15 2002 5:16PM

Which of course doesn't mean that sybperl *can't* be built with GNU
make. 

nmake is supposed to work - the error below would seem to point at a
possible incorrect installation of perl itself (as perl's Config.pm
module pretty much drives the Makefile generation).

Michael

Sai  N writes:
 > 
 > Wrong answer. The README.win32 specifically asks for either Microsoft nmake or Borland's make. I don't believe Sybperl has ever been built on NT with GNU make.
 > 
 > I have built Sybperl for my Windoze NT PC and Windoze 2000 laptop. I had some problems - but Michael was able to clear everything for me - despite his not knowing the NT environment.
 > 
 > Sai
 > 
 > On Fri, 11 Jan 2002 abe.crabtree@citicorp.com wrote :
 > > I haven't built perl on Windows, but could this be 
 > > because Microsoft nmake is 
 > > incompatible - perhaps you have to use gnu make?
 > > 
 > > Regards,
 > > 
 > > Abe
 > > 
 > > -----Original Message-----
 > > From: Balvinder.Sabherwal
 > > [mailto:Balvinder.Sabherwal@mortgagefamily.com]
 > > Sent: 11 January 2002 15:42
 > > To: SYBPERL-L
 > > Subject: Sybperl Make error
 > > Importance: High
 > > 
 > > 
 > > I am getting error while trying to run the make for 
 > > Sybperl. Makefile.pl
 > > executed fine and didnot had any errors. The error 
 > > looks like this:
 > > 
 > > C:\TEMP\sybperl\sybperl-2.14>nmake
 > > 
 > > Microsoft (R) Program Maintenance Utility   Version 
 > > 6.00.8168.0
 > > Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp 1988-1998. All rights 
 > > reserved.
 > > 
 > > makefile(737) : fatal error U1001: syntax error : 
 > > illegal character ',' in
 > > macro
 > > Stop.
 > > 
 > > Any idea's as what could be wrong??
 > > 
 > > Thanks
 > > 
 >  
 > 

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