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Re: subversion undef on VMS (was Re: [ID 20001218.033] Not OK: perl v5.6.1 +v5.6.1-TRIAL1 on VMS_AXP V7.2-1)

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
Date:
January 16, 2001 22:10
Subject:
Re: subversion undef on VMS (was Re: [ID 20001218.033] Not OK: perl v5.6.1 +v5.6.1-TRIAL1 on VMS_AXP V7.2-1)
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20010117000959.E21462@chaos.wustl.edu
On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 11:38:46PM -0600, Craig A. Berry wrote:
> At 10:55 PM -0600 12/18/00, Craig A. Berry wrote:
> >At 4:55 PM -0500 12/18/00, Dan Sugalski wrote:
> >>At 03:52 PM 12/18/00 -0600, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> >>>  > Summary of my perl5 (revision 5.0 version 6 subversion undef) 
> >>>configuration:
> >>>
> >>>subversion undef?
> >>
> >>Looks like configure.com needs another whacking about...
> >
> >The problem appears to be the following commented-out line in configure.com:
> >
> >$! WC "PERL_SUBVERSION='" + subversion + "'" ! VMS specific to 
> >descrip_mms.template
> >
> >Anyone know why this is commented out or what descrip_mms.template
> >has to do with it?
> 
> It's been almost a month, I haven't heard a reply to this question,
> and our subversion is still missing.  I say we put it back in and place
> the burden of explanation on whoever commented it out in the first
> place.

It seems to have been the "Change 6613 by jhi@alpha on 2000/08/14
13:45:33", "VMS configure.com update continues."  I *think* I got
it from Peter Prymmer, unfortunately I didn't seem to document it
back then...

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