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Perl module which drives "perl Makefile.PL" to make Makefiles.

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README
This is a CPAN distribution of the venerable MakeMaker module.  It has been
backported to work with Perl 5.005_03 and up.

If you do not have a make program, several can be found...

Most Unixen: The make utility which comes with your operating system
should work fine.  If you don't have one, GNU make is recommended,
most others (Sun, BSD, etc...) will work fine as well.

Windows: nmake or dmake will work.  GNU make will *not*.
ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/Softlib/MSLFILES/nmake15.exe
http://search.cpan.org/author/GSAR/dmake-4.1pl1-win32/

VMS: MMS or the free MadGoat MaKe utility (MMK) will work.
http://www.madgoat.com/mmk.html

If all else fails there is a pure Perl version of make available on
CPAN which should work on most Unixen.
http://search.cpan.org/author/NI-S/Make-1.00/


PLEASE NOTE: This distribution does not include the xsubpp or typemap
programs.  They are extremely specific to your version or Perl, so
MakeMaker will simply use the one which came with your copy of Perl.
Do not delete your old ExtUtils/ directory.  An upgraded version of xsubpp
can be found in the ExtUtils::ParseXS module.

Known Good Systems:

Every stable MakeMaker release is tested at least on:

MacOS X
Linux/x86
ActivePerl on Windows 98
Cygwin on Windows 98
OpenVMS

Covering the major portability flavors MakeMaker has to cover.
(I'm always on the lookout for DJGPP, Solaris, *BSD and OS/2 users)


Known Problems:

(See http://rt.cpan.org for a full list of open problems.)

ActivePerl likely broken if installed in C:\Program Files or other
prefix with a space in the name.

Using the MMS utility on VMS causes lots of extra newlines.  Unknown
why this is so, might be a bug in MMS.  Problem not seen with MMK.

MacOS Classic is likely broken.


See TODO for details.

Please report any bugs via http://rt.cpan.org or to makemaker@perl.org.
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