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Jerry D. Hedden
March 20, 2007 10:46
ppport.h in core
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ppport.h files are not needed in core.  For instance, threads and
threads::shared conditionally use it for the CPAN versions of the
modules, but not in core.

The change is not significant to do this:  It entails detecting
PERL_CORE in Makefile.PL for adding a DEFINE, and then conditionally
including ppport.h in the XS code when the DEFINE is not present.

If the seven core modules that use ppport.h files were converted in
this manner, it would eliminate then need for mkppport (and

Is there any objections to me submitting patches for this?

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