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Re: Adding stuff to mathoms.c is now simplified, generalizedMessage ID:

20160518092142.GF3148@iabyn.comOn Tue, May 17, 2016 at 06:30:56PM -0600, Karl Williamson wrote: > > I've never been entirely clear what the *actual* point of mathoms.c is. > > I had always assumed it was to allow binary compatibility: i.e. > > when something is converted from a function to a macro, XS code that > > had been compiled to use that function would still dynamically link > > against a newer perl in the same series. > > I was just guessing, based on the comments I saw, and the fact that it > doesn't get cleaned out. Unless anyone objects, I think we should 1) empty mathoms in blead now; 2) if no problems occur, add it as a new post-major-release step in the RMG. -- Indomitable in retreat, invincible in advance, insufferable in victory -- Churchill on MontgomeryThread Previous | Thread Next

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