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From:
Father Chrysostomos via RT
Date:
October 16, 2011 17:41
Subject:
[perl #89502] Add support for Atari FreeMiNT platform
Message ID:
rt-3.6.HEAD-31297-1318812078-370.89502-14-0@perl.org
Is there any chance this could be integrated before 5.16?

On Fri Apr 29 03:19:00 2011, hmbrand wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Apr 2011 20:37:05 +0100, Alan Hourihane
> <alanh@fairlite.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> > Here's the patch.
> 
> Sorry to say it is just too late for 5.14.0
> 
> 
> 
> --- perl-5.12.3/Configure	2011-02-21 09:18:09.000000000 +0000
> +++ perl-5.12.3-mint/Configure	2011-02-21 09:38:49.000000000 +0000
> @@ -1275,6 +1275,9 @@
>  elif test -n "$DJGPP"; then
>  : DOS DJGPP
>      _exe=".exe"
> +elif test -f "/kern/cookiejar"; then
> +: MiNT
> +    _exe=""
>  elif test -d c:/. -o -n "$is_os2" ; then
>  : OS/2 or cygwin
>      _exe=".exe"
> 
> Why exactly is this needed? As "" is the default. What other test would
> trigger it to be something else, and in that case, could that other
> test be amended by adding criteria?
> 
> @@ -1402,7 +1405,7 @@
>  	xcat=/bin/cat
>  	test -f $xcat$_exe || xcat=/usr/bin/cat
>  	if test ! -f $xcat$_exe; then
> -		for p in `echo $PATH | sed -e "s/$p_/ /g"` $paths; do
> +		for p in `echo $PATH | sed -e 's/$p_/ /g'` $paths; do
>  			if test -f $p/cat$_exe; then
>  				xcat=$p/cat
>  				break
> 
> Looks sane, but again not in time for 5.14.0. This is btw an unchanged
> item from the original "dist" metaconfig package. I'll contact Rafa´┐Żl
> (the maintainer of dist) for his opinion, as that unit is still
> unchanged in his svn repo. (git++ for giving me git svn clone)
> 
> > Thanks,
> > Alan.
> 




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