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Peter Prymmer
September 3, 2009 04:15
Re: extensions in vms/ext
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"Craig A. Berry" <> wrote on 09/02/2009 08:35:05 PM:

> On Sep 2, 2009, at 4:00 PM, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> > Would it be possible to move vms/ext/DCLsym to ext/VMS-DCLsym, and
> > vms/ext/Stdio to ext/VMS-Stdio, with conditional (not) building 
> > analogous
> > to how ext/Win32* are only built on Windows?
> >
> > I think that would make my plans for refactoring simpler.
> > (to allow moving dual-life modules modules involved with 
> > Makefile.PLs into
> > ext too). Right now ext/$foo and vms/ext/$bar are at different depths.
> That should be fine, and if for some reason it isn't, we'll find out 
> pretty quickly and deal with it.
> VMS::Filespec is more of a special case because it's used during the 
> build and has hand-rolled XS code hard-wired in vms/vms.c, but because 
> of that it also doesn't need to go through xsubpp or other extension- 
> building steps and shouldn't have any need for special treatment in 

There may be some changes needed for and the descrip.mms
template file.  If a test tgz is released I may have some time
to take a look too.

Peter Prymmer

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