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Re: [perl #15272] Memoize Test Failures on Mac OS X

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David Wheeler
April 28, 2003 15:25
Re: [perl #15272] Memoize Test Failures on Mac OS X
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Sorry about the pointless reply a minute ago. Getting used to Pine on a 
terminal again while I'm at a client site.

On 28 Apr 2003, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:

> > This bug is actually two.
> > First of all, under OSX we should not be building everything useing
> > -flatnamespace
> I *think* the last time this issue was raised Fred Sanchez explained
> that "yes, we should".  Please search the p5p archives.

IIRC, and I admit to knowing little about this, the rules changed in 
Jaguar. I seem to recall seeing something about it on an TIL article or 
> > However more importantly, if GDBM is installed with NDBM compat
> > mode, we never use the NDBM that apple provides, this I guess is
> > a bug.
> Please.  Explain.  More.  Slowly.

See the full bug report.

FWIW, I've stopped compiling GDBM on my OS X box once I figured out how to 
get Apache to find Mac OS X's DBM:



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