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Re: [PATCH] sort plays nethack in a scalar context

Nicholas Clark
June 25, 2004 14:47
Re: [PATCH] sort plays nethack in a scalar context
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On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 11:51:12AM +0200, H.Merijn Brand wrote:

> And if Configure should define ROGUELIKE_GAME, what will happen if the binary
> is used on another system that doesn't have that game?
> So, if this option is enabled, it should do a runtime check on games enabled.

But logically we should also do all sorts of other configuration checks at
run time in case the binary moves.

And more realistically we should do work arounds for bugs in shared libraries
(such as libc) at run time, as shared libraries can change as systems are
upgraded, even though the perl binary remains unchanged.

How does nethack cope with this particular problem?

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