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[perl #33849] perl 5.8.6 fails to build on IRIX 6.5 due to bizarre preprocessor bug

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From:
Andy Dougherty via RT
Date:
September 3, 2012 10:10
Subject:
[perl #33849] perl 5.8.6 fails to build on IRIX 6.5 due to bizarre preprocessor bug
Message ID:
rt-3.6.HEAD-11172-1346692211-1174.33849-14-0@perl.org
On Wed Jun 27 09:16:50 2012, doughera wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Jun 2012, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 04:12:01PM -0700, Jesse Luehrs via RT wrote:
> > > Does anything else need to be done here? Or can this ticket be closed?
> > 
> > Yes, there is something we could still do, in that the suggested
change to
> > Configure was never made (to the best of my knowledge).
> > Configure tests the C pre-processor on stdin, but the build system
runs it
> > against a file.
> 
> I'm pretty sure nothing has changed here.  I've taken this ticket and 
> added it to my growing pile.
> 

I was wrong.  This problem was indeed already addressed by changing the
Irix hints file with commit 8c5d564156fedb3379080cf8d14db501bd06f5e back
in 2008.  It was also in a separate ticket, [perl #33849].  I have
merged the relevant RT tickets and resolved them.



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