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Re: [perl #24468] 5.8.2: Interface cannot be compiled with C++

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Chip Salzenberg
November 12, 2003 07:23
Re: [perl #24468] 5.8.2: Interface cannot be compiled with C++
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According to Chip Salzenberg:
> The interface headers for threaded Perl cannot be compiled from C++
> due to the interface assuming that "void*" will automatically convert
> to other pointer types, which is not true in C++.

Does the collective memory of p5p include information on who did this
and why?  Apparently earlier 5.8.x thread interfaces didn't make this
assumption.  But now Abiword can't build its Perl plugin, which sucks.
Chip Salzenberg               - a.k.a. -               <>
"I wanted to play hopscotch with the impenetrable mystery of existence,
    but he stepped in a wormhole and had to go in early."  // MST3K

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