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[ID 20000902.004] [PATCH 6962] Configure -- DOS also uses ;as patch separator

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Philip Newton
September 2, 2000 02:38
[ID 20000902.004] [PATCH 6962] Configure -- DOS also uses ;as patch separator
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OS/2 is not the only system to use ; as a patch separator.
So the output "you're only running OS/2" is misleading. I added
a line to mention that it might be DOS-DJGPP as well; however, I assume
that the same output occurs on cygwin / mingw / etc builds on Win32.
Change as necessary.

--- Configure~	Sat Sep  2 08:10:00 2000
+++ Configure	Sat Sep  2 10:16:38 2000
@@ -3109,12 +3109,15 @@
 : Detect OS2.  The p_ variable is set above in the Head.U unit.
+: Note that this also -- wrongly -- detects e.g. dos-djgpp, which also uses
+: semicolon as a patch separator
 case "$p_" in
 :) ;;
 	$cat <<'EOI'
 I have the feeling something is not exactly right, however...don't tell me...
 lemme think...does HAL ring a bell?, of course, you're only running OS/2!
+(Or you may be running DOS with DJGPP.)
 	echo exit 0 >os2

End of patch.

Applies to perl 5.7.0 build 6962


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