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Jarkko Hietaniemi
April 7, 2003 13:32
Re: Cross-compiling perl 5.8.0
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> I have all of the core modules compiled.  Initially everything
> statically loaded, then after many more days/hours of Makefile
> debauchery dynamically linked.
> I can now even cross-compile XS modules - Huzzah!

You really are into MM debauchery.  Glad to meet you :-)

> I need advice as to what is and is not cuttable.  Peoples idea of what
> is and is not "core" is of course relative.  Those modules cut are

Ahem.  Dare I suggest INSTALL again :-) section deceptively titled
"Minimizing the Perl installation"

> As for the sources of the "modified build system", its currently deeply
> entangled now in the OZ buildroot.  It would take a few hours to
> dis-entangle it again which I am more than happy to do if anyone is
> interested.

I am.

Jarkko Hietaniemi <> "There is this special
biologist word we use for 'stable'.  It is 'dead'." -- Jack Cohen

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