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H.Merijn Brand
September 17, 2013 06:19
Re: [perl #119769] skip lib/ExtUtils/t/Embed.t when cross-compiling
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On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 22:06:08 -0300, Brian Fraser <>

> On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 9:48 PM, Tony Cook <> wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 09:40:54PM -0300, Brian Fraser wrote:
> > > The applied patch isn't intrusive and does help the current
> > > cross-compilation situation, so no need to revert it or anything, but
> > > whenever castaway's branch is merged we can deal with this better,
> > perhaps
> > > doing something like this:
> > >
> >
> >
> > What's the chance of at least part of castaway's branch landing?
> >
> > I suspect having it land as one huge chunk is going to be painful.
> From a quick look, if the ~20 not-android-related commits that change
> Configure land, everything else is pretty self-contained and should be easy
> to feed incrementally. Tux said those needed to be okay'd by Nicholas and
> rjbs beforehand, though. With just the Configure-specific bits, you could
> get a full(?) perl on the raspi, and a half-working perl in android that's
> closer to miniperl than anything else, but a perl nonetheless. Tests for
> both would only go as far as porting/.
> A roadblock is that it'll break WinCE again, because those Makefiles need
> to be updated manually.

I need signals well in advance please, so I can start the work.
If I integrate this branch, I will have to break down all the Configure
changes into separate diff's for meta, and I will regenerate Configure
into one single blead commit, unless higher powers want to see each
commit back in Configure changes like cherry-picks (which they are not)

H.Merijn Brand   Perl Monger
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