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Ilya Zakharevich
April 7, 2003 13:50
Re: 2>&1 go boom
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On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 12:56:44AM -0700, Michael G Schwern wrote:
> I decided to try your `$make disttest 2>&1` on non-Unixen with 5.8 just
> to see.  Its in MakeMaker 6.10_01.  Boom.  Already have confirmations that 
> VMS (bleadperl), MacPerl (bleadperl) and Win98 (5.8.0) don't support it.  

> I believe there is only general support if the command you're running in 
> `` is perl.

This can't be so.

> If it works on OS/2 then it is a special case.

Yes, I said that OS/2 *is* a special case; so is Unix ;-).  I just
expected that other "special cases" of start-a-child also support this
important feature (given the guys who support the ports).  Thanks for
checking this.

> I'm pulling it out in 6.10_02, but since I've already put in the
> infrastructure to support it I'll leave it in for Unix and OS/2.

Thanks again.


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