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Hanno Böck
September 12, 2016 20:55
Re: [perl #126599] Unnecessary preload wrapper in Makefile
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On Sun, 11 Sep 2016 19:23:55 -0700
"James E Keenan via RT" <> wrote:

> The patch you attached was drawn against perl-5.22 and so would be
> unlikely to apply.
> I have created this branch:
> smoke-me/jkeenan/126599-preload
> ... and manually modified Makefile.SH consistent with your request.
> It is now smoke-testing.
> However, I approach this patch with skepticism.  The code in question
> in Makefile.SH has been in place for over 13 years and pertains to
> linux, which is the tested operating system on which Perl 5 blead is
> most frequently tested.  Hence, if the problem about which you wrote
> is a significant problem, I would have expected it to have been
> reported a long time ago.

There already was some follow-up discussion here:

However the issue is still unresolved. The reason why this didn't show
up earlier is most likely because ASAN hasn't existed for that long.

I'd still hope we can somehow resolve this and make using ASAN with
perl less problematic.

Hanno Böck

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