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Michael G Schwern
July 1, 2001 21:40
Re: Why extra -I in "make test"?
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On Sat, Jun 30, 2001 at 09:10:55AM -0700, Gurusamy Sarathy wrote:
> On Sat, 30 Jun 2001 11:34:29 EDT, wrote:
> >My only concern is that modules which live dual-lives on CPAN and the
> >core will have to edit their Makefile.PL every time they sync.
> INSTALLDIRS=perl is actually passed on the command line when building
> extensions.  If you want to a PERL_CORE thingy for this, it should
> _not_ be hardwired into Makefile.PL.  Edit ext/util/make_ext instead.

Ok, I'm trying to do this but I don't understand what's going on.  A
few questions about how perl builds:

What is calling Makefile.PL for each of the ext/ directories?
What exactly am I supposed to do in make_ext to allow Makefile.PL to see
    a PERL_CORE flag?

Basically, I'm changing ExtUtils::MM_Unix so it spits out a $RUNPERL
that it uses instead of all the hardwired $(PERL) -I$(PERL_ARCH)
-I$(PERL_LIB).  If PERL_CORE is set, $RUNPERL will have the extra
-I's.  Otherwise its just $PERL.  I just can't figure out how to get
the ext/*/Makefile.PL's to see the PERL_CORE flag.


Michael G. Schwern   <>
Perl6 Quality Assurance     <>	     Kwalitee Is Job One
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those damn racoons!

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