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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
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).
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.
> On Fri, 11 Jan 2002 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Michael Peppler - Data Migrations Inc. - http://www.mbay.net/~mpeppler
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