[R] Perl v5.6.0 breaks the configure script
tomkenn at bigpond.com
Wed Apr 5 00:42:29 CEST 2000
The new version of perl v5.6.0 breaks the configure script.
When it tests for the version the current test
perl -v| sed -n 's/^.*perl.*version \(.\).*/\1/p'
perl -v now returns:
This is perl, v5.6.0 built for ppc-linux
Copyright 1987-2000, Larry Wall
Perl may be copied only under the terms of either the Artistic License
GNU General Public License, which may be found in the Perl 5.0 source
Complete documentation for Perl, including FAQ lists, should be found on
this system using `man perl' or `perldoc perl'. If you have access to
Internet, point your browser at http://www.perl.com/, the Perl Home
I don't profess to be a sed expert, so I am not sure how to modify
this test so as to keep backward compatibility.
Regards Tom Kennedy
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