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RE: Trying to build (perl) Inline::CPP-0.25.

On 24 July 2007 14:49, Brian Dessent wrote:

> Dave Korn wrote:
>>   That I can't say.  But assuming the build uses proper dependencies in the
>> makefile, you should be able to workaround it by cutting and pasting that
>> line into your shell, replacing 'gcc' by 'g++' as you go, and once you've
>> got past that manually the rest of the build should run to completion.
> Normally that might work but in this case it misses the point, as the
> whole purpose of this perl module is to dynamically invoke the C++
> compiler at runtime to compile the inline C++ bits in the script.  And
> if it's invoking the compiler wrong it makes this essentially useless as
> all the stuff it feeds the compiler is dynamically generated.

  Oh, yes, I missed that this was happening during "make check" and thought it
was just part of the module build.  A 'workaround' for a testsuite failure is
indeed pretty damn useless!

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