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Minor error in Porting/Glossary

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Rafael Garcia-Suarez
January 26, 2003 12:44
Minor error in Porting/Glossary
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Porting/Glossary has :

xs_apiversion (xs_apiversion.U):
        This variable contains the version of the oldest perl binary
        compatible with the present perl.  perl.c:incpush() and
        lib/ will automatically search in $sitearch for older
        directories across major versions back to xs_apiversion.
        This is only useful if you have a perl library directory tree
        structured like the default one.
        See INSTALL for how this works.
        The versioned site_perl directory was introduced in 5.005,
        so that is the lowest possible value.
        Since this can depend on compile time options
        it is set by Configure.  Other non-default sources
        of potential incompatibility, such as multiplicity, threads,
        debugging, 64bits, sfio, etc., are not checked for currently,
                   ^^^^^^ ? 
        though in principle we could go snooping around in old files.

where the underlined points (at least) seem to be innacurate.
Merijn ?

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