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Michael G Schwern
July 29, 2003 16:44
Re: 5.6.2
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On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 12:32:24AM +0200, Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:
> I've created a sub-branch //depot/maint-5.6/perl-5.6.2 from the perl-5.6.1
> sources.
> In it, I've upgraded DB_File from the CPAN distribution, and I've applied
> the necessary patches to get it to compile with gcc 3.x and / or on
> OpenUNIX 8.
> If you have any patch to 5.6.1 necessary to compile it on modern
> systems, send them my way. Just get 5.6.1 and try to compile it
> (for now I think you can only get the individual patches from the
> perl repository browser, since that branch isn't served from rsync,
> and not forwarded to perl5-changes, AFAIK.)
> I'm especially interested by tests on recent *BSDs, recent AIX,
> recent HP-UX, recent Solaris, etc.

It might be worthwhile to attempt a wholesale patch of bleadperl's hint
files to 5.6.2.  It worked surprisingly well for 1.0.15.

It's Ecstacy time!

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