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Nick Ing-Simmons
January 3, 2001 14:56
Re: [PATCH 5.7.1/Configure] failure to set src='.'
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Alan Burlison <> 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,
>-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

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