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Re: DynaLoader and binary distributions

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
November 7, 2000 18:32
Re: DynaLoader and binary distributions
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On Tue, Oct 31, 2000 at 08:57:43AM -0800, Gurusamy Sarathy wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Oct 2000 16:22:34 GMT, "Moore, Paul" wrote:
> >I don't know if this can be viewed as a problem with Perl, an issue with the
> >ActiveState distribution, or something else entirely, but I thought I'd
> >raise it here anyway...
> >
> >The DynaLoader module is generated at build time from,
> >based on the details of the machine on which the build is being run. This
> >causes problems, for binary distributions, because dl_library_path is not
> >set correctly for the target machine. And so dl_findfile fails in the
> >general case.
> Yes, the Config "optimization" should be made optional like we did for

I think I have now (after a few rounds of patching) managed to do this.

> lib_pm.PL recently.  See the thread starting at:

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        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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