PERLINC in gnc-fq-*

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Dec 9 12:48:40 EST 2009

John Ralls <jralls at> writes:

> A user complained in gnucash-users that gnc-fq-check failed on him
> because of the line "use lib
> /System/Library/Perl/5.8.8/darwin-thread-multi-2level". The directory
> gets inserted at build time from running PERLINCL=`$PERL -MConfig -e
> 'print $Config{"archlibexp"}'` in configure.
> What's the point of that? That directory is already in @INC on the
> build machine, but if the user doesn't have the exact same version of
> perl installed, it will raise an exception because the directory won't
> exist.

My GUESS is that there was a worry that it wouldn't be in @INC on the
target machine, but I don't know if that makes any sense.

> Regards,
> John Ralls


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