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Jan Dubois
May 11, 2012 15:51
RE: Perl 5.16.0 RC0
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On Fri, 11 May 2012, Steve Hay wrote:
> On 11 May 2012 21:09, Jan Dubois <> wrote:
>> I don't get any hangs with my VC6 + 2003 PSDK builds, and just some
>> passing TODO tests as well as a single CPAN module failure:
> What OS was that on?
> I've just tried again with VC6 SP6, VC8 SP1 and VC10 SP1 and I get the
> exact same set of tests hanging with all three of them. This is
> WIndows 7 64-bit. I'm specifying WIN64=undef in the build for a 32-bit
> build, but otherwise have changed nothing except the CCTYPE.
> (The fork.t failure is interrmittent; so is the io_sock failure. But
> the *hangs* are 100% reproducible every time on both machines
> available to me, albeit both Win7 x64...)

It was on a lean little Win2K VM. I'll see if I can set up a Win7
machine for testing, but it may take me a little while. I much prefer
using the obsolete Windows versions as they run in comparatively tiny
amounts of memory. :)


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