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Steve Peters
April 1, 2007 06:02
Re: [PATCH] microperl plus missing config vars
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On Sat, Mar 31, 2007 at 05:50:18PM -0400, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> It all started so innocently... I wanted to get "./microperl -Ilib -V"
> working in Tru64.  Which it wouldn't, since the ivsize et alia were all
> wrong since Alphas are not Intels (though these days Intels are Alphas,
> if you squint appropriately).
> So now there's a Makefile.micro make target, patch_uconfig, that using
> your current Perl patches up just a little so that there's
> a slightly larger change of your non-x86 platform building a slightly
> more functional (or a slighty less core-dumping) microperl.
> But while doing that I found that I had back when submitted a slightly
> broken Porting/  Now fixed, and missing config vars
> sprinkled into various platform-specific config files.  ('undef' is
> usually a safe bet for the d_xxx variables, for example.)

But I thought yak shaving was the raison d'etre of perl5-porters ;)

Thanks!  I applied this patch as change #30823.

Steve Peters

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