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From:
Nicholas Clark
Date:
January 9, 2009 03:28
Subject:
Re: merging make_ext and make_ext_cross
Message ID:
20090109112800.GE2919@plum.flirble.org
On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 12:23:42PM +0100, demerphq wrote:
> 2009/1/9 Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>:
> > Did you mention that you had a patch somewhere to merge ext/util/make_ext
> > and ext/util/make_ext_cross ?
> >
> >
> > We're intending to convert ext/util/make_ext from shell to Perl, and it
> > seems a good way to merge the functionality of the two into one.
> 
> Nicholas you are aware of win32/buildext.pl and win32/FindExt.pm
> 
> right?

No, I wasn't. But I should have been able to infer that something like them
had to exist, as Win32 can't run shell scripts, and Win32 can build
extensions.


Is there any reason why core should run a single shell script as part of the
build process once miniperl has been linked?

Nicholas Clark

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