Gtk-Perl - having problems

Josef Karthauser joe at
Tue May 8 19:34:21 BST 2001

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On Sun, Apr 15, 2001 at 09:42:19AM +0100, Ben Paley wrote:
> Hello,
> 	I had a pretty eventful upgrade from bsd 3.3 to 4.3 in one huge jump,
> so now I'm filling in some of the gaps. I installed Gtk+ and Glib, both v=
> 1.2.10 with no problems, but Gtk-Perl-0.6123 seems to be a lot harder.
> 	I'm doing
> perl Makefile.PL
> 	and getting some error messages, like
> Use of uninitialized value at ./tools/ line 30, <F> chunk 265.
> Use of uninitialized value at ./tools/ line 31, <F> chunk 265.
> Use of uninitialized value at ./tools/ line 182.
> Use of uninitialized value at ./tools/ line 182.
> Use of uninitialized value at ./tools/ line 182.
> 	only repeated many more times. This is documentation being compiled, is
> it? Well, that could be worse... I had a look at but I don't kn=
> enough about perl to understand what the problem is.Then this happens:

Wouldn't it be easier to install this as a port?

# cd /usr/ports
# make search name=3Dgtk | grep p5

There appears to be a port:


# cd /usr/ports/x11-toolkits/p5-Gtk
# cat Makefile

It looks like it's currently at version 0.7005

You're probably trying to install an old version.

You should cvsup your ports collection first and then install it from


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