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Re: [ID 20000731.005] Perl 5.6.0 "Configure" fails to recognize gcc 2.95.2

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
July 31, 2000 19:12
Re: [ID 20000731.005] Perl 5.6.0 "Configure" fails to recognize gcc 2.95.2
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On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 02:55:06PM +0200, Maurizio Loreti wrote:
> This is a bug report for perl from,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.28 running under perl v5.6.0.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> [Please enter your report here]
> I am managing a mixed cluster of PC/Linux, Sparc/Solaris and
> DEC/Digital Unix computers; I have on all of them installed gcc
> 2.95.2, and I tried to install perl 5.6.0.  I had no problems with
> Linux and Solaris: but on DEC Alpha machines the "Configure" script
> does not recognize the existence of gcc 2.95.2 (the _only_ gcc in the
> PATH).  I succeeded installing perl with the default DEC C compiler,
> but that bug is annoying.

Thanks for the report.  I now fixed the hints file so that
those three-part version numbers should be recognized okay.

$jhi++; #
        # There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'.
        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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