Order of parameters to Configure

David Cantrell david at cantrell.org.uk
Tue Jul 22 15:13:11 BST 2008

On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 04:08:17PM +0200, Abigail wrote:

> I always have -des as the first argument of Configure, with -Dprefix
> somewhere near the end, and it always ends up at the correct place.
> This is what I typically use when building perl:
>   Configure -des -Dusedevel -Uversiononly -Dmydomain=.abigail.be
>             -Dcf_email=abigail at abigail.be -Dperladmin=abigail at abigail.be
>             -Doptimize=-g -Dcc=gcc -Dprefix=/opt/perl/$version
>            [-Dusemorebits] [-Duseithreads]

It seems to be specifically a problem with the combination of -Dprefix,
-Duserelocatableinc and -de.

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