[Ifeffit] Re: ifeffit and perl 5.8.0

Carlo U. Segre segre at iit.edu
Thu Aug 1 07:17:47 CDT 2002

I am still using Atoms beta5 myself because I have not been successful in
getting beta6 to compile.  I just hadn't gotten around to figuring out if
it was me or a real problem.


On Thu, 1 Aug 2002, Dr. Paul Fons wrote:

> I have now gotten perl 5.8.0 to work with both athena and artemis.  As
> Carlo said in an earlier message, the binaries of 5.6 and 5.8 are not
> compatible and it necessitates rebuilding compiled packages.  There is
> an OS X problem as well in that the make install command for perl 5.8
> doesn't seem to overwrite all of the files so I manually deleted the old
> installation and did a make install in the perl 5.8 directory.   The
> weird thing is that only tkatoms (B6) doesn't recompile.  I can't even
> do a perl Makefile.PL without getting an error.  Any ideas?
> Here is a clip:
>   perl -v
> This is perl, v5.8.0 built for darwin
> ...
> [etld1220:~/Ports/Atoms-3.0beta6] paulfons% perl Makefile.PL
> dyld: perl Undefined symbols:
> _Perl_safefree
> _Perl_safemalloc
> _Perl_saferealloc
> _Perl_sv_2pv
> _perl_call_sv
> _perl_eval_sv
> _perl_get_sv

Carlo U. Segre -- Professor of Physics
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