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

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Nick Ing-Simmons
May 12, 2003 09:22
Re: [perl #8860] [not RESOLVED] .pmc extension not documented in require
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Peter Scott <> writes:
>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?

Ah yes that was the other reason I had 'em on my hit list.

Nick Ing-Simmons

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