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Re: [perl #89502] perlbug AutoReply: Add support for Atari FreeMiNTplatform

From:
Alan Hourihane
Date:
August 24, 2012 22:30
Subject:
Re: [perl #89502] perlbug AutoReply: Add support for Atari FreeMiNTplatform
Message ID:
5033C295.8080805@fairlite.co.uk
On 04/29/11 11:19, H. Merijn Brand via RT 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?

It's needed because the OS/2 or cygwin test would set ".exe".

AmigaOS also sets "" which is done a few more lines up.

Alan.



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