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Jarkko Hietaniemi
July 2, 2001 12:21
Re: perl@10907
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On Mon, Jul 02, 2001 at 12:06:16PM +0200, Konovalov, Vadim Vladimirovich (Vadim) wrote:
> > > > ... and Borland compile for Win32 does not feel well also; 
> > > I'm trying to fix a can of worms that is seen by that 
> > > environment, and trying to get things work right before 5.8.0.
> > > > (there is something wrong with perlio, some reproducible 
> > core dumps)
> finding the cause of error appeared to be easier than I thought.
> When I traced into file IO operations usage I found that perl IO subsystem uses "fast_gets" and iterates pointers itself, but this is not applicable for (at least) Borland.
> After that I studied config files and found out that when I specified parameters closer to those for MSVC++ that behaviour gone away. Namely, I defined "d_stdio_ptr_lval_nochange_cnt" and error gone away.

Thanks, applied.

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        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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