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Jarkko Hietaniemi
May 15, 2003 13:17
Re: Last Call For (Least) Favourite Issues For 5.8.1
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On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 09:11:35PM +0100, Alan Burlison wrote:
> Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> >I'm worried at exposing symbols in platforms other than Solaris,
> >at least for maint, at least now.
> Me too, but I don't think it it *too* risky, as the only additional symbols 
> which will be exposed are the '_' ones, which I don't believe perl probes 
> for anyway, and the ones that wil dissapear aren't actually there in the 
> first place.  Any that rely on macro munging will be picked up by the test 
> compile that is done if the symbol can't be grepped out of the nm output. 
> It amazes me that the current stuff has ever worked, it it just *so* broken.

Says you :-)

> Is that a 'fix just the Solaris case in Configure' then?  In which case I 

For maint, then.

> have a patch.
> -- 
> Alan Burlison
> --

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

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