DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2011-10
Re: CPAN Cannot Guess build type.
It is already telling you how to fix it: update your config.guess.
On 31/10/11 08:25, Siju George wrote:
> I got the following error trying to install File::RsyncP on
> 2.13-DEVELOPMENT DragonFly v126.96.36.199.g0a4d48-DEVELOPMENT
> How do I fix it?
> dfly-bkpsrv# cpan -i File::RsyncP
> AutoSplitting ../blib/lib/File/RsyncP/FileList.pm
> configure: Configuring File::RsyncP::FileList based on rsync 2.6.3
> checking build system type... ./config.guess: unable to guess system type
> This script, last modified 2003-10-03, has failed to recognize
> the operating system you are using. It is advised that you
> download the most up to date version of the config scripts from
> If the version you run (./config.guess) is already up to date, please
> send the following data and any information you think might be
> pertinent to <email@example.com> in order to provide the needed
> information to handle your system.
> config.guess timestamp = 2003-10-03
> uname -m = i386
> uname -r = 2.13-DEVELOPMENT
> uname -s = DragonFly
> uname -v = DragonFly v188.8.131.52.g0a4d48-DEVELOPMENT #1: Tue Oct 25
> 15:20:39 IST 2011
> /usr/bin/uname -p = i386
> /bin/uname -X =
> hostinfo =
> /bin/universe =
> /usr/bin/arch -k =
> /bin/arch =
> /usr/bin/oslevel =
> /usr/convex/getsysinfo =
> UNAME_MACHINE = i386
> UNAME_RELEASE = 2.13-DEVELOPMENT
> UNAME_SYSTEM = DragonFly
> UNAME_VERSION = DragonFly v184.108.40.206.g0a4d48-DEVELOPMENT #1: Tue Oct 25 15:20:39
> IST 2011 firstname.lastname@example.org:/usr/obj/Backup1/src/sys/GENERIC
> configure: error: cannot guess build type; you must specify one
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /root/.cpan/build/File-RsyncP-0.70-7H5iDY/FileList.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /root/.cpan/build/File-RsyncP-0.70-7H5iDY.
> /usr/bin/make -- NOT OK
> Running make test
> Can't test without successful make
> Running make install
> Make had returned bad status, install seems impossible