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James E Keenan via RT
September 18, 2013 23:50
[perl #5844] [5.7.0] PERL5OPT messes with build
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On Tue May 08 12:02:40 2012, hv wrote:
> Nicholas Clark <> wrote:
> :> Perhaps there's a less ridiculous option that causes a build
> failure.
> :
> :Likely. But your example suggests to me that *mini*perl should ignore
> all of
> :these, as they aren't* used by the build process, and that the
> invocations for
> :./perl should explicitly clear them all.
> :
> :(Which isn't too hard actually, as ./perl is, or should be, invoked
> :consistently throughout the Makefile with a macro that sets up
> :
> :If this idea seems sane, an no-one else beats me to it, I'll try to
> do it in
> :the next couple of months.
> I think by "should ignore all of these" you're saying "ignore anything
> in
> PERL5OPT" (or possibly "PERL5OPT and friends").
> If so, please consider whether it is worth providing a mechanism to
> specify
> the value to use for PERL5OPT (resp. "... and friends") for the
> miniperl
> build as a get-out clause.
> I do not have a use for this myself, so I do not request it; but I
> imagine,
> should it be of use, it would be easier to make that change now than
> to try
> and restore the facility in a user-controllable form later.
> Hugo

Nicholas, do you think we should proceed with this?

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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