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Re: [Proposed PATCH] Let Perl define QUAD_MIN and _MAX itself

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
August 1, 2000 14:57
Re: [Proposed PATCH] Let Perl define QUAD_MIN and _MAX itself
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On Thu, Jul 27, 2000 at 01:51:41PM -0700, Jeff Okamoto wrote:
> This proposed patch allows Perl 5.6.0 to compile in 64-bit mode on an IA64
> box running HP-UX.  I do not know whether the definition of QUAD_{MAX,MIN} in
> float.h is something new for IA64 in general, or just for HP-UX.  Since they
> conflict with FreeBSD's definition, I have removed it from the ifdef test
> and let Perl define these constants itself.
> Jeff

Since the patch didn't seem to break anything in Digital UNIX,
and there seems to be no QUAD_MAX defined by the header
files /usr/include/{*.h,*/*.h} in Digital UNIX 4.0D, Solaris 7,
Linux 2.2.14 (Debian 2.2), or AIX, or HP-UX 11.0 for
that matter, I put the patch in.

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

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