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Re: Making IO::Socket pass test on Win32

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Steve Hay
March 31, 2006 04:09
Re: Making IO::Socket pass test on Win32
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Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:
> On 3/31/06, demerphq <> wrote:
>>> This bit makes io_sock.t fail tests 2-26 when using a non-threaded perl
>>> on Win32:
>>> C:\p5p\bleadperl\t>.\perl -I..\lib ..\ext\IO\t\io_sock.t
>>> 1..26
>>> ok 1
>>> The fork function is unimplemented at ..\ext\IO\t\io_sock.t line 59.
>> Any recommendation on a better Config test to use?
> I think you can just add a test for $Config{useithreads} on Windows.

No, that won't work.  It is possible to build perl with USE_MULTI and 
USE_ITHREADS but not USE_IMP_SYS: this is a multi-threaded perl that 
doesn't have the fork() emulation.

I use a perl configured exactly like that for mod_perl-2.

Radan Computational Ltd.

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