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Steve Hay
April 1, 2008 09:46
RE: Perl @ 33536
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Jan Dubois wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Mar 2008, Nicholas Clark wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 06:14:24PM -0000, Steve Hay wrote:
>>> A patch against maint-5.8 is attached. Unfortunately, it includes a
>>> change in ext/Win32 which hasn't been released on CPAN yet.
>> Mmm yes. I'd prefer to wait for the release before merging that
>> part, unless Jan is fine with a development release going out on
>> CPAN with 5.8.9.
>> The uploaded file
>>     Win32-0.35.tar.gz
>> has entered CPAN as
>>   file: $CPAN/authors/id/J/JD/JDB/Win32-0.35.tar.gz   size: 28141
>>    bytes md5: e830f4d6048540668dbd632436462e52
> The CPAN version is intended to be backwards compatible until Perl
> 5.6, so I could not use the bleadperl changes verbatim, but
> functionally this release should be identical to the current state of
> blead. 

Thanks, applied as #33625.

> Cheers,
> -Jan
> PS: I tried another Win32 build of perl-5.8.x today, and it still
>     fails the op/alarm.t tests. I hope I'll get some time tomorrow to
>     finally investigate what is going on (I was hoping that the
>     changes from Rob were going to fix it, but apparently they don't).

What OS/compiler is it failing on? My smokes seem to be going OK with
all compilers on XP SP2.

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