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Michael G Schwern
December 29, 2004 19:44
Re: [ANNOUNCE] ExtUtils::MakeMaker 6.25_06
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On Wed, Dec 29, 2004 at 12:09:58PM -0600, Craig A. Berry wrote:
> But still not that close on VMS. For starters, here are some things I
> noticed:
> 1.) There are several instances of the string:
> bin/instmodsh
> in various targets, though EXE_FILES does now show instmodsh in native
> syntax.

I'll investigate this.

> 2.) The ci target has a single command that is too long for the command
> buffer.

This code hasn't been touched in over a year so I'm not going to worry about
it for this release.  Post it up on please.

PS  You're not actually using that, are you?

> 3.) The IGNORE prefix needs to have space after it and before the
> command it prefixes. This is the same as for the SILENT prefix. However,
> when both prefixes appear together, there must be no space between the
> two prefixes but there must be space before the command they prefix. See
> section 2.6.4 of your MMS manual.

Yeah, it says that but neither MMS nor MMK have a problem with it as
evidenced by the realclean and clean targets.  However, when I changed it 
from "$(IGNORE)$(FOO)" to "$(IGNORE) $(FOO)" bsdmake broke.  What I have
now seems to work for everybody so I'm inclined to leave it.

Are you seeing problems?

Michael G Schwern
OH GOD!!  It's LINUX!  All you Linux fanboys go wild!  It never crashes!
It'll wash your underpants!  It'll eat your dog for you, if you want your
dog to be eaten!  It'll make you attractive and smell good and... it'll...
uh... uh.  Man, I'm so sick of this shit.

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