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Tels
Date:
April 27, 2007 15:09
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Re: [PATCH] Do the same as #31095 for Win32
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200704280013.49585@bloodgate.com
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Moin,

On Friday 27 April 2007 22:03:12 Craig Berry wrote:
> On 4/27/07, Steve Hay <steve.hay@uk.radan.com> 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.

But why is it "Compress/Zlib" vs. "IO_Compress_Zlib" in the first line? Or 
was this just some typo from Steve?

All the best,

Tels


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