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perllinux (1)


perllinux - Perl version 5 on Linux systems


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Perl Programmers Reference Guide                     PERLLINUX(1)

     README.linux - Perl version 5 on Linux systems

     This document describes various features of Linux that will
     affect how Perl version 5 (hereafter just Perl) is compiled
     and/or runs.

  Experimental Support for Sun Studio Compilers for Linux OS
     Sun Microsystems has released a port of their Sun Studio
     compiliers for Linux.  As of November 2005, only an alpha
     version has been released.  Until a release of these
     compilers is made, support for compiling Perl with these
     compiler experimental.

     Also, some special instructions for building Perl with Sun
     Studio on Linux.  Following the normal "Configure", you have
     to run make as follows:

         LDLOADLIBS=-lc make

     "LDLOADLIBS" is an environment variable used by the linker
     to link modules "/ext" modules to glibc.  Currently, that
     environment variable is not getting populated by a
     combination of "Config" entries and "ExtUtil::MakeMaker".
     While there may be a bug somewhere in Perl's configuration
     or "ExtUtil::MakeMaker" causing the problem, the most likely
     cause is an incomplete understanding of Sun Studio by this
     author.  Further investigation is needed to get this working

     Steve Peters <>

     Please report any errors, updates, or suggestions to

     See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following

     |Availability   | runtime/perl-512 |
     |Stability      | Uncommitted      |
     This software was built from source available at

perl v5.12.5         Last change: 2012-11-03                    1

Perl Programmers Reference Guide                     PERLLINUX(1)  The original
     community source was downloaded from

     Further information about this software can be found on the
     open source community website at

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