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H.Merijn Brand
March 1, 2003 06:13
Re: MSWin32 seems lost again (18785)
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On Sat 01 Mar 2003 02:32, Gurusamy Sarathy <> wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Feb 2003 22:22:50 GMT, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> >Well, it is part of the COW changes. What doesn't make sense is that based on
> >its line in embed.fnc and what Sarathy said:
> >
> >po      |void   |sv_free2       |SV* sv
> >
> >I can't see why it's not already being exported for Win32
> If you wade through, you'll see it simply uses
> the symbols placed in the *.sym files.  Only the symbols that are
> part of the public API get put in the *.sym files by
> Ergo, you need an 'A' flag there for sv_free2() for C.xs to be
> able to see it.

Ahh, hey, great. That would bring my AIX back into business too, and it would
not need that stupid kludgy patch I proposed earlier.

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