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Tom Christiansen
February 8, 2000 07:45
Re: CPAN Upload: GSAR/perl5.5.650.tar.gz
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>On Tue, 8 Feb 2000, Tom Christiansen wrote:

>>     % make clean; Configure -des

>WARNING -- that won't delete your old!

Yes, sir.  I did think of that, and did try again having
done that.  I even tried a virgin detarred directory.
All to the same effect.

>Obviously if this code is to be retained, it needs to be
>more defensive about re-using an old, where the libsfound
>variable wasn't set at all.  (This will be an issue with 5.005-5.6
>upgrades, and I'm sure it won't be the only one.)

>In the meantime, since you re-used your old, you got caught :-).

No, I don't think that's it.  Really.  I could be wrong, and
will test again, but I'm pretty sure it's not.

Oh, this built cleanly on OpenBSD 2.6 -- 100% test passage.
There were still some bugs on the 2.4 release related to their

BTW, even in 2.6 it claims that this is korn shell.  I don't
really think so.

    % man sh

    KSH(1)           OpenBSD Reference Manual           KSH(1)

	 sh - public domain Bourne shell

	 sh [-+abCefhiklmnprsuvxX] [-+o option] 
	    [[-c command-string [command-name]
	    | -s | file ] [argument ...]]

Hm... looks like it's unclear. :-)


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