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Re: Document "Configure -Dinc_version_list=none"

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From:
Andrew Dougherty
Date:
January 19, 2004 08:15
Subject:
Re: Document "Configure -Dinc_version_list=none"
Message ID:
Pine.SOL.4.58.0401191112310.3699@maxwell.phys.lafayette.edu
On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, H.Merijn Brand wrote:

> Comments?
>
> --- INSTALL     2003-11-05 19:11:18.000000000 +0100
> +++ INSTALL.new 2004-01-15 14:38:00.000000000 +0100
> @@ -238,6 +238,20 @@ defaults from then on.
>  After it runs, Configure will perform variable substitution on all the
>  *.SH files and offer to run make depend.
>
> +=head2 Disabling older versions of Perl
> +

> +       sh Configure -Dinc_version_list=none ...

Yup, looks fine to me.  Of course, I suppose Configure should also
bet enhanced to handle

	sh Configure -Uinc_version_list

that's just a matter of something like the following (untested)

--- Configure	2004-01-19 11:11:52.000000000 -0500
+++ Configure.new	2004-01-19 11:12:44.000000000 -0500
@@ -6873,7 +6873,7 @@
 rp='List of earlier versions to include in @INC?'
 . ./myread
 case "$ans" in
-[Nn]one|''|' ') inc_version_list=' ' ;;
+[Nn]one|''|' '|$undef) inc_version_list=' ' ;;
 *) inc_version_list="$ans" ;;
 esac
 case "$inc_version_list" in

-- 
    Andy Dougherty		doughera@lafayette.edu
    Dept. of Physics
    Lafayette College, Easton PA 18042

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