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Leon Timmermans
August 31, 2011 15:20
Re: The future of POSIX in core
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On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 9:27 PM, Chas. Owens <> wrote:
> Does that information live past the build phase of perl?  If not, it
> probably should.  Then other things could piggyback off of it.

It does, but different versions of perl may or may not test for the
same set of functions. AFAIK, there is currently no way to distinguish
«this function is not available» from «this function is not tested
for». I think piggybacking is not very good long term solution.


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