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Re: 22879: autogenerating Unicode data files

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Jeff 'japhy' Pinyan
May 31, 2004 14:08
Re: 22879: autogenerating Unicode data files
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On May 31, Nicholas Clark said:

>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.

Cool deal.  Thanks for picking up after me.  Looking at your patch above
(22879), I now realize I'm still a long way off from the nitty-gritty.

Jeff "japhy" Pinyan
RPI Acacia brother #734
CPAN ID: PINYAN    [Need a programmer?  If you like my work, let me know.]
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