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Re: [perl #8860] [not RESOLVED] .pmc extension not documented in require

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May 12, 2003 07:50
Re: [perl #8860] [not RESOLVED] .pmc extension not documented in require
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In article <>, (Rafael Garcia-Suarez) writes:
>Slaven Rezic wrote:
>> Nick Ing-Simmons <> writes:
>> > 
>> > IIRC we decided that .pmc logic was going to be deprecated or deleted.
>> Or maybe better to hide the logic behind #ifdef's.
>I'd like to hide it behind a "#ifndef PERL_USE_PMC_FILES".
>So the functionality is here unless we want to build a perl tailored
>for compilation speed (CGI applications come to mind.)
>Or do we really want to kill .pmc files ? That somehow implies
>some lack of support for B::Bytecode. (not untrue.)

Well if we keep them with the same name won't they be a bit confusing
for people when Perl 6/Parrot comes out with a different idea of what a
.pmc file is?

Peter Scott

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