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[PATCH] [ Re: Hints file for MirOS BSD]

Chris 'BinGOs' Williams
December 17, 2008 07:02
[PATCH] [ Re: Hints file for MirOS BSD]
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Subject: Re: Hints file for MirOS BSD
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Thanks for including the hints file, but I???d preferred you dropped me
an eMail first ???

There???s been a fix just three days ago:

@@ -125,7 +125,7 @@
        # Link perl with shared libperl
-       if [ "$usedl" = "$define" -a -r shlib_version ]; then
+       if [[ $usedl = @(y|$define) && -r shlib_version ]]; then
                libperl=$(. ./shlib_version; echo${major}.${minor})

This is ksh (mksh) syntax, though.

I probably should check our tree for any other patches relative
to upstream Perl and send them in??? mostly we???ve been tracking the
Perl from OpenBSD base, but with some changes, as we???re not OpenBSD
really??? different code, different policies.

Assistance in fixing up the port when needed is of course welcome.

Sometimes they [people] care too much: pretty printers [and syntax highligh-
ting, d.A.] mechanically produce pretty output that accentuates irrelevant
detail in the program, which is as sensible as putting all the prepositions
in English text in bold font.	-- Rob Pike in "Notes on Programming in C"

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I'll contact Thorsten and ask him to upstream any further patches to the list.


Chris Williams
aka BinGOs
PGP ID 0x4658671F
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