perlivp - Perl Installation Verification Procedure
perlivp [-a] [-p] [-v] [-h]
The perlivp program is set up at Perl source code build time to test the Perl version it was built under. It can be used after running:
- make install
(or your platform's equivalent procedure) to verify that perl and its libraries have been installed correctly. A correct installation is verified by output that looks like:
- ok 1
- ok 2
Prints out a brief help message.
Normally tests for optional features are skipped. With -a all tests are executed.
Gives a description of each test prior to performing it.
Gives more detailed information about each test, after it has been performed. Note that any failed tests ought to print out some extra information whether or not -v is thrown.
Likely to occur for a perl binary that was not properly installed. Correct by conducting a proper installation.
Likely to occur for a perl that was not properly installed. Correct by conducting a proper installation.
Likely to occur for a perl library tree that was not properly installed. Correct by conducting a proper installation.
One of the two modules that is used by perlivp was not present in the installation. This is a serious error since it adversely affects perlivp's ability to function. You may be able to correct this by performing a proper perl installation.
An attempt to
eval "require $module"
failed, even though the list of
extensions indicated that it should succeed. Correct by conducting a proper
This test not coming out ok could indicate that you have in fact installed
a bLuRfle.pm module or that the
eval " require \"$module_name.pm\"; "
test may give misleading results with your installation of perl. If yours
is the latter case then please let the author know.
One or more files turned up missing according to a run of
ExtUtils::Installed -> validate()
over your installation.
Correct by conducting a proper installation.
Correct by running h2ph over your system's C header files. If necessary, edit the resulting *.ph files to eliminate perl syntax errors.
For further information on how to conduct a proper installation consult the INSTALL file that comes with the perl source and the README file for your platform.