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Steve Peters
April 1, 2007 06:13
Re: [PATCH] Symbian sync
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On Sat, Mar 31, 2007 at 03:30:09PM -0400, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> Small regressions conquered.
> (1) PL_reg_names[] was new globally modifiable data.  Cannot be.
> tweaked to constify it, run to regen regnodes.h.
> (2) had joined 5.9.5-only club.  This posed a problem
>     to Symbian build (or many cross-compiling builds, I guess) where
>     the host Perl (probably q 5.8.x) tried to use the when
>     building the extensions.  I had to resort to quite ugly tricks,
>     hopefully it now works for both 5.8.x and 5.9.x.  I hope Rafael
>     forgives me for backpedaling his 5.9-pride :-)  (Of course one
>     could make a requirement that to cross-build Perl x.y you need
>     to have Perl x.y also in the host, but that would sound cruel.
>     Being backward compat to at least the previous maint sounds nicer.)
> (3) I did the build with Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition,
>     which uses the Microsoft Visual C 8, instead of the old VC6,
>     and amazingly it worked.  So noted.

Thanks!  I applied your corrected patch as change #30824.

Steve Peters

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