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Re: [PATCH] Extend Win32::GetOSVersion() to return additional information

From:
Jan Dubois
Date:
November 2, 2003 22:03
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] Extend Win32::GetOSVersion() to return additional information
Message ID:
m8rbqvkkpir713vg2aplcbcspojiscpcn9@4ax.com
On Mon, 27 Oct 2003 02:42:49 -0800, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes
<sthoenna@efn.org> wrote:

>On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 06:36:54PM -0700, Jan Dubois <jand@ActiveState.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 30 Jul 2003 18:12:22 -0700, Gurusamy Sarathy
>> <gsar@ActiveState.com> wrote:
>> 
>> >On Wed, 30 Jul 2003 16:42:22 PDT, Michael G Schwern wrote:
>> >>I'd tend to agree, the line between win32.c and libwin32 seems artificial.  
>> >>It also looks like libwin32 is practically a necessity to get anything 
>> >>interesting done on Win32. What say, Jarkko of Borg and Sarathy of State?
>> >
>> >I don't think all of libwin32 belongs in the core.  The parts that
>> >are documented in Win32.pod should certainly be added to the core,
>> >as we've discussed in the past:
>> >
>> >  http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2003-01/msg00381.html
>> >
>> >I haven't seen any patches, though.
>> 
>> I can look into moving Win32.pm/Win32.xs (but nothing else) into the core.
>> This should happen *after* 5.8.1 and libwin32 0.20 have been released.
>> Hectic patching right now will just create a mess.
>
>Any progress on this?

Sorry, not yet.  I also got Sarathy's mailbox file with all collected
patches for libwin32, but haven't sorted/applied them yet either.  I still
plan to get around to it eventually.

Cheers,
-Jan




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