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Re: [perl #57458] Threads support in FreeBSD 7.0

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Nicholas Clark
August 3, 2008 04:20
Re: [perl #57458] Threads support in FreeBSD 7.0
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On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 05:35:04PM +0200, Anton Berezin wrote:

> Actually we patch up hints/ in the ports version.  We avoid the
> whole UU/usethreads.cbu mess altogether - but mainly because the ports
> collection does not have an obligation to support anything older than
> FreeBSD 5.X, hence this was not propagated back to you - the proper fix that
> will still DTRT on, say, 2.2.7, will be more complicated.

How much more complicated?

Isn't it basically a job of making the changes that FreeBSD ports patch makes
run conditionally on the FreeBSD version?

Nicholas Clark

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