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Re: [PATCH] microperl plus missing config vars

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From:
Steve Peters
Date:
April 1, 2007 06:02
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] microperl plus missing config vars
Message ID:
20070401130215.GA2096@kirk.peters.homeunix.org
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 uconfig.sh 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/checkcfgvar.pl.  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
steve@fisharerojo.org

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