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Re: ppport.h and polution (was: 5.6.0 ready for prime-time?)

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Russ Allbery
April 3, 2000 16:31
Re: ppport.h and polution (was: 5.6.0 ready for prime-time?)
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Gurusamy Sarathy <> writes:

> Perl has never #defined a PERL_PATCHLEVEL, so I don't think that could
> have ever fully "worked".  (See diff of patchlevel.h between 5.005_50
> and 5.6.0.)

Yeah, I was wondering if that were the case.  I kept it just out of

> I think the breakage you're referring to may be due to the fact that
> __PATCHLEVEL_H_INCLUDED__ has been #defined by default since 5.005_62
> (15 October 1999).  Certainly not a "last minute change".

Oh, I wasn't arguing it was a last-minute change; in fact, checking my
notes, it's been a problem for a while in INN.  I just never got a good
enough handle on it to figure out just what was going on until now.  Sorry
for being unclear.

Russ Allbery (             <>

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