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Re: [perl #5746] bleadperl will not build with lcc on linux

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Nicholas Clark
May 6, 2012 14:15
Re: [perl #5746] bleadperl will not build with lcc on linux
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On Sat, May 05, 2012 at 05:13:01AM -0700, Brian Fraser via RT wrote:
> On Thu Apr 29 00:35:04 2010, nicholas wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 08:15:41AM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> > 
> > > Anyway, summary is that it still fails. I think that this is because the
> > > glibc/linux headers aren't expecting "not gcc". I had hoped that it
> would
> > 
> > They're using an anonymous union in /usr/include/bits/pthreadtypes.h
> > 
> > Nicholas Clark
> > 
> I couldn't get lcc to compile at all on Linux, but it did install on
> Windows; however, I'm hitting linker issues (it can't find oldnames.lib,
> and without that I get a "Program has no starting address!" error).
> Seeing how we don't support lcc, I'm marking this as rejected -- If
> someone wants Perl to run on that, well, patches welcome : D

Where does it say that we don't support lcc?

As there is no canonical list of "compilers that we support" on Linux,
by implication there's no list of compilers that we're not supporting.

Nicholas Clark

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