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Craig A. Berry
December 31, 2004 14:05
Re: [ANNOUNCE] ExtUtils::MakeMaker 6.25_07
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At 3:59 AM -0500 12/31/04, Michael G Schwern wrote:
>a CPAN near you.
>Release candidate number *mumble* for 6.26. 

With Perl 5.8.4, OpenVMS Alpha 7.3-1, MMS V3.3-4, MMK 3.9-6, I get the following results.

Using MMK, the build goes ok.  Most tests pass, except basic.t, which has the following problem:

# %DCL-W-TKNOVF, command element is too long - shorten
 if -f 'Descrip
# %MMK-F-ERRUPD, error status %X000382A0 occurred when updating target TEST

Aside from the command being too long, there is a problem with having
multiple /MACRO qualifiers on the command line; they need to be
combined into one qualifier, though in this case all it means is that
TEST_VERBOSE will be ignored.

With MMS, I can't build MakeMaker at all and get the following error:

$ mms
%MMS-F-LEXNULLNAME, Encountered null filename on line 365.

Line 365 contains:

        $(NOECHO) $(NOOP)

I believe the INST_* macros are considered null file specifications
because they are just directory specs like [] rather than
file specs like [.foo]bar.dir.  I thought we had gone back to using
.exists files rather than directories, so I'm not sure what to
suggest here.
Craig A. Berry

"... getting out of a sonnet is much more
 difficult than getting in."
                 Brad Leithauser

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