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Re: Change 34200: [PATCH] Cygwin build harmonization, remove cygwin/Makefile.SHs

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Jerry D. Hedden
August 15, 2008 06:46
Re: Change 34200: [PATCH] Cygwin build harmonization, remove cygwin/Makefile.SHs
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On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 5:39 PM, Jerry D. Hedden <> wrote:
> This change generates failures in several test files:
>    Failed 4 tests out of 1503, 99.73% okay.
>            ../lib/CPANPLUS/Dist/Build/t/02_CPANPLUS-Dist-Build.t
>            ../lib/ExtUtils/ParseXS/t/basic.t
>            ../lib/Module/Build/t/ppm.t
>            ../lib/Module/Build/t/xs.t
> The errors are of the form:
>    lib/Simple.o:Simple.c:(.text+0x8): undefined reference to
> `_Perl_Gthr_key_ptr'
> However, Perl appears to install properly, and I am able to install my
> suite of CPAN modules without any errors.
> Attached are the Configure, 'make' and 'make test' logs from my build.
>  Also attached is the output from running the following:
>    PERL_CORE=1 ./perl -Ilib lib/CPANPLUS/Dist/Build/t/02_CPANPLUS-Dist-Build.t
> to show the details from one of the failed test files.
> If you need any more info, just ask.

With this version of perl installed, I tried building Module::Build from CPAN.
It produced the same test errors as the perl test suite.  Therefore, the
problem is inherent in the perl installation (I presume libperl.a), and is not
peculiar to the perl test suite.

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