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2 Perl Kit, Version 1.0
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4 Copyright (c) 1987, Larry Wall
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6You may copy the perl kit in whole or in part as long as you don't try to
7make money off it, or pretend that you wrote it.
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10Perl is a language that combines some of the features of C, sed, awk and shell.
11See the manual page for more hype.
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13Perl will probably not run on machines with a small address space.
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15Please read all the directions below before you proceed any further, and
16then follow them carefully. Failure to do so may void your warranty. :-)
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18After you have unpacked your kit, you should have all the files listed
19in MANIFEST.
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21Installation
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231) Run Configure. This will figure out various things about your system.
24 Some things Configure will figure out for itself, other things it will
25 ask you about. It will then proceed to make config.h, config.sh, and
26 Makefile.
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28 You might possibly have to trim # comments from the front of Configure
29 if your sh doesn't handle them, but all other # comments will be taken
30 care of.
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32 (If you don't have sh, you'll have to copy the sample file config.H to
33 config.h and edit the config.h to reflect your system's peculiarities.)
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352) Glance through config.h to make sure system dependencies are correct.
36 Most of them should have been taken care of by running the Configure script.
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38 If you have any additional changes to make to the C definitions, they
39 can be done in the Makefile, or in config.h. Bear in mind that they will
40 get undone next time you run Configure.
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423) make depend
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44 This will look for all the includes and modify Makefile accordingly.
45 Configure will offer to do this for you.
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474) make
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49 This will attempt to make perl in the current directory.
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515) make test
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53 This will run the regression tests on the perl you just made.
54 If it doesn't say "All tests successful" then something went wrong.
55 See the README in the t subdirectory.
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576) make install
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59 This will put perl into a public directory (normally /usr/local/bin).
60 It will also try to put the man pages in a reasonable place. It will not
61 nroff the man page, however. You may need to be root to do this. If
62 you are not root, you must own the directories in question and you should
63 ignore any messages about chown not working.
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657) Read the manual entry before running perl.
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678) Go down to the x2p directory and do a "make depend, a "make" and a
68 "make install" to create the awk to perl and sed to perl translators.
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709) IMPORTANT! Help save the world! Communicate any problems and suggested
71 patches to me, lwall@jpl-devvax.jpl.nasa.gov (Larry Wall), so we can
72 keep the world in sync. If you have a problem, there's someone else
73 out there who either has had or will have the same problem.
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75 If possible, send in patches such that the patch program will apply them.
76 Context diffs are the best, then normal diffs. Don't send ed scripts--
77 I've probably changed my copy since the version you have.
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79 Watch for perl patches in comp.sources.bugs. Patches will generally be
80 in a form usable by the patch program. If you are just now bringing up
81 perl and aren't sure how many patches there are, write to me and I'll
82 send any you don't have. Your current patch level is shown in patchlevel.h.
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