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Re: [PATCH 5.8.1 @19053] Time::HiRes

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From:
Jarkko Hietaniemi
Date:
April 1, 2003 00:20
Subject:
Re: [PATCH 5.8.1 @19053] Time::HiRes
Message ID:
20030401082042.GA20220@vipunen.hut.fi
> >  a) I could find no place which would *read* $ENV{PERL_CORE};
> 
> Errr, umm, there are a few places at least in the HiRes Makefile.PL.
> 
> >  b) The proper way to test for PERL_CORE is test @ARGV for PERL_CORE=1.
> 
> It is?  Did you try it?  Maybe I goofed up something but I couldn't
> get it to work quite right for the two scenarios we need to handle:

Ahhh, duh.  It probably does work... now it was *my* turn to be
lost in the maze of my several builds.

> the point of the check is that we need to detect when we are being
> built as part of the Perl core distribution, and when we are being
> built under some already installed Perl (when the extensions Encode
> and Time::HiRes are being installed from CPAN).  The current 'hack'
> seems to be working, so...
> 
> -- 
> Jarkko Hietaniemi <jhi@iki.fi> http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ "There is this special
> biologist word we use for 'stable'.  It is 'dead'." -- Jack Cohen

-- 
Jarkko Hietaniemi <jhi@iki.fi> http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ "There is this special
biologist word we use for 'stable'.  It is 'dead'." -- Jack Cohen

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