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Re: [PATCH] Do the same as #31095 for Win32

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Craig Berry
April 27, 2007 15:03
Re: [PATCH] Do the same as #31095 for Win32
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On 4/27/07, Steve Hay <> wrote:
> Btw, I notice that (with or without the attached patch), "perl
> -V:nonxs_ext" now outputs:
> Compress/Zlib Errno IO_Compress_Base IO_Compress_Zlib
> rather than:
> Compress/Zlib Errno IO/Compress/Base IO/Compress/Zlib
> Is that likely to cause anyone trouble further down the line?

I certainly hope not as we currently don't even populate nonxs_ext on
VMS.  And these extensions only came into the core in 5.9.4 so there
haven't been any releases that included them in nonxs_ext.  The
directory flattening was done for the sake of older VMS systems where
if there are more than eight levels deep you fall down hard just
trying to unpack the archive.  Two uinintended but beneficiall side
effects are that the special Configure handling is no longer needed
and the directory structure of these extensions in core more closely
matches what it is on CPAN.

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