develooper Front page | perl.perl5.porters | Postings from January 2001

Re: [PATCH 5.7.1/Configure] failure to set src='.'

Thread Previous | Thread Next
From:
Nick Ing-Simmons
Date:
January 3, 2001 14:56
Subject:
Re: [PATCH 5.7.1/Configure] failure to set src='.'
Message ID:
E14DwnB-0001YW-00@roam1
Alan Burlison <Alan.Burlison@uk.sun.com> writes:
>Lupe Christoph wrote:
>
>> > I'd be inclined to seriously consider #1 before giving up and trying one
>> > of the others.
>> 
>> Implementation of #1 attached.
>
>Tested successfully with the previous set of options: -Uuse64bitint,
>-Duse64bitint,
>-Duse64bitall, -Duselongdouble and -Dusemorebits.
>
>Test results posted to p5p separately.
>
>An aside: does anyone have a suggested mix of flags that any such
>testing should be performed with?

For 5.7.* I would like to see -Duseperlio tested widely.

>  I usually compile with -Uusemymalloc
>for example, because I know the perl malloc is bust above 2Gb (and no,
>"all possible perms" is not an acceptable answer ;-)

So do I - in my case 'cos perl malloc's rounding up of things to powers of
2 (as it used to do and may still) was very very bad idea for a day-job
XS module.

>
>Alan Burlison
-- 
Nick Ing-Simmons


Thread Previous | Thread Next


nntp.perl.org: Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
Comments to Ask Bjørn Hansen at ask@perl.org | Group listing | About