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Nicholas Clark
September 30, 2013 11:41
Re: "NT 1.0" (was Re: [perl #119897] glob in threads is broken inperl5.18)
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On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 09:01:51AM -0500, Craig A. Berry wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 6:22 AM, Nicholas Clark <> wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 09:51:42AM -0300, Brian Fraser wrote:
> >
> >> Ooh, thank you! I'll push the branch with those changes later today.
> >> (As a side note, VMS actually sounds like a pretty fun system; I wish that
> >> I could just emulate it locally)
> >
> > In theory you could run it on emulated hardware, as there is a "hobbyist
> > license" available.
> There are various Alpha emulators around and I think they all have a
> free option, usually somewhat limited in memory (can mktables do its
> think in 128MB?).  If you have recent enough HP-UX kit, you can run

I've run it on a 32 bit system that only has 16M of real RAM and 96M of swap.
128M of RAM would be a luxury :-)

(No-one said that it was *fast*. Nor was it quiet. But it completed)

You could probably build Perl 5 natively on most smartphones released in the
past 3 years, if they had an OS with a toolchain. Hardware is getting bloated
faster than we are.

Nicholas Clark

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