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[perl #115118] Give notice that the WinCE port is likely to be removed in 5.19

James E Keenan via RT
March 31, 2013 01:44
[perl #115118] Give notice that the WinCE port is likely to be removed in 5.19
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On Wed Oct 03 05:37:10 2012, shay wrote:
> This is a bug report for perl from,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.39 running under perl 5.17.5.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> [Please describe your issue here]
> The WinCE port has probably bitrotted in recent years so it has been
> agreed that unless someone comes forward before the release of 5.18.0
> to fix it (if necessary) *and maintain it in the future* then it will
> be removed in the 5.19 development track.
> This ticket is a reminder to add a note to 5.18.0's perldelta (if
> nobody has come forward by then) to give notice of the impending
> removal of WinCE support.
> See the discussion leading up to and including:

No one has responded to this ticket since it was filed last October. 
The most recent mention of WinCE which I could locate in
pod/perl*delta.pod was this from 'pod/perl5176delta.pod':

=item WinCE

Building on WinCE is now possible once again, although more work is
required to fully restore a clean build.

So if support for WinCE is indeed going to be yanked starting with
5.19.1, then someone needs to write a patch for the perldelta and we'll
need a definitive decision from the power(s) that be.

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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