Re: PERL module install problem

Subject: Re: PERL module install problem
From: Jason Gallagher (
Date: Mon Apr 02 2001 - 09:09:54 MDT

> So I tried installing MIME::Base 64 and got this error:
> /usr/include/bits/sigcontext.h:28: asm/sigcontext.h: No such file or
> directory
> make: *** [Base64.o] Error 1
> /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
> sigcontext.h is in the bits dir, don't know what 'asm/sigcontext.h' refers
> to (I'm a beginner in PERL).

Have you got a symlink from /usr/include/asm to
/usr/src/linux/include/asm and all the kernel headers present? If not
install the kernel-headers package appropriate to your kernel (I'm using
kernel-headers-2.2.17-0.6.1 and MIME-Base64 builds OK).



Jason Gallagher                   
Interragate Ltd                    

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