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James E Keenan via RT
September 19, 2016 19:48
[perl #129229] [PATCH] Fix Parallel Building
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On Mon Sep 19 09:33:14 2016, jkeenan wrote:
> On Mon Sep 19 06:50:57 2016, tomhukins wrote:
> >
> > As I wrote in my commit message, I believe the cause of these
> > symptoms
> > is an additional dependency on Cwd added in 3dfcef7e97bf1b516f that
> > has
> > not been reflected in the build system.  I believe my patch addresses
> > that, although I recognise it might do so suboptimally or
> > inelegantly.
> >
> > Tom
> I will try to build some perls on FreeBSD and see if I can capture
> error output like yours.

Well, I've now on my 43rd build of blead on FreeBSD 10.3 -- and have yet to get a build failure!

In any event, I agree with the logic in Tom's patch and believe it is worth trying out.  I have pushed it to this smoke-testing branch:


Please try this out on multiple OSes, as the fix will apply to all platforms, not just FreeBSD.

Thank you very much.

James E Keenan (

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