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Nicholas Clark
September 2, 2011 03:06
Re: The future of POSIX in core
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On Thu, Sep 01, 2011 at 12:20:17AM +0200, Leon Timmermans wrote:
> 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.

I think that exists on %Config::Config can tell you this.

Nicholas Clark

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