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Re: [PATCH] Re: ppport.h in core

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Marcus Holland-Moritz
March 23, 2007 10:32
Re: [PATCH] Re: ppport.h in core
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On 2007-03-20, at 09:08:19 -0700, Jerry D. Hedden wrote:

> > ppport.h files are not needed in core.
> I am in error on this:  Time::HiRes and Win32API::File have
> to have it.

Then what exactly is your reason for making the other
modules more complicated by introducing the conditional
inclusion logic?

Having the modules always use ppport.h ensures they don't
accidentially fail when integrated into the core. Maybe
one of the other modules will use a certain feature that is
only provieded by D::PPP in the future? -> Bang. Not only
does it require a new module release, it also requires to
revert all the conditional inclusion logic.

Call me biased, but I don't like the idea.


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