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Re: 22879: autogenerating Unicode data files

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Nicholas Clark
May 31, 2004 12:54
Re: 22879: autogenerating Unicode data files
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On Mon, May 31, 2004 at 04:12:54PM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> Patch 22879 ( )
> builds on japhy's improvements to lib/unicore/mktables, and changes the build
> process so that all the data files needed by the regexp engine are generated
> by mktables at build time, rather than shipping with perl.

Patches 22880 and 22881 takes the code from lib/ which builds
the property alias hashes at run time, and moves it into lib/unicore/mktables
so that it is done at perl build time. mktables writes the data structures out
to lib/unicore/, which lib/ requires instead of

I think we're now doing as much as possible at build time and shipping the
smallest number of files possible in the source tree.

(So prove me wrong)

Nicholas Clark

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