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From: H.Merijn Brand
July 30, 2003 02:21
Message ID: 20030730111920.B743.H.M.BRAND@hccnet.nl
On Wed 30 Jul 2003 11:04, Rafael Garcia-Suarez <email@example.com> wrote:
> H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> > On Wed 30 Jul 2003 00:32, Rafael Garcia-Suarez <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> > Can you provide us with a tarball? I'll try HP-UX 10.20, 11.00 and AIX 4.3
> Yes. Currently it's basically perl 5.6.1 + changes 20325, 203026, and 20328.
URL please. I'm in a tight schedule, and also trying to help Leo getting
Parrot to build on all those machines (of which none succeeded yesterday)
> You can begin by trying to build 5.6.1. It works for me on AIX 4.3.3 + gcc.
> It doesn't work on AIX 5.2, even if I blindly copy the hints/aix.sh from
> maintperl (it gets d_socket and d_times wrong.)
H.Merijn Brand Amsterdam Perl Mongers (http://amsterdam.pm.org/)
using perl-5.6.1, 5.8.0 & 633 on HP-UX 10.20 & 11.00, AIX 4.2, AIX 4.3,
WinNT 4, Win2K pro & WinCE 2.11. Smoking perl CORE: email@example.com
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by Rafael Garcia-Suarez