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Re: [PATCH lib/ExtUtils/ and others] Fixing extra -I's with PERL_CORE

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
July 4, 2001 10:30
Re: [PATCH lib/ExtUtils/ and others] Fixing extra -I's with PERL_CORE
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On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 01:25:34PM -0400, Michael G Schwern wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 12:02:29PM -0500, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> > grumble new constants not added to the list of known MakeMaker
> > constants 
> I thought I did that in full_setup() or is there more?

I had to add them to attrib_help or whatever that was called
or otherwise each extension build complained about PERL_CORE
being unknown, and while doing that I noticed that neither were
any of the other new constants there.

> > require PERLRUNINST instead of just PERLRUN because otherwise the
> > sdbm subdirectory won't even build
> That shouldn't be necessary, its not what they were originally taking.
> SDBM_File builds fine for me.  Something else is going on here.

I saw this happening in two different platforms.

One potential "something else" is that I am not building in the
source directory, I'm using a symlink forest.

> > grumble was this change even tested grumble
> I built the core and a few external modules with it and ran the test
> suite.  I'm working on getting MakeMaker some real tests but its not
> easy.

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        # There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'.
        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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