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Re: [perl #132955] USE_CPLUSPLUS build broken in 5.27 blead and all5.26 stables

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Karl Williamson
April 14, 2018 04:02
Re: [perl #132955] USE_CPLUSPLUS build broken in 5.27 blead and all5.26 stables
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On 04/13/2018 09:24 AM, Steve Hay wrote:
> On 13 April 2018 at 16:21, Karl Williamson <> wrote:
>> On 04/13/2018 09:05 AM, Karl Williamson wrote:
>>> On 04/13/2018 08:57 AM, Karl Williamson wrote:
>>>> What was the latest commit in blead that this was this run on?  The first
>>>> line of the output from
>>>> ./perl -v
>>>> would give me the answer
>>> Actually, to save email back-and-forths, if you ran it on the very latest
>>> version of blead, as of this moment, with
>>> d3a5b29c73b5a2fd6524ca1f8c5c779bd8cb0687
>>> which copied cpan's 'version' onto bleads, that took a step backwards in
>>> vutil.c, introducing issues of just the sort that your output shows.
>> And so, if you run it on blead just prior to that commit, we could see if
>> there are other issues in vutil.c that I don't know about.  The maintainer
>> of version, after a hiatus, is currently very involved in fixing it, and so
>> would likely act swiftly to fix anything found.
> The result I reported was on d3a5b29c73b5a2fd6524ca1f8c5c779bd8cb0687,
> which I'd updated to in the hope that it might fix the build since I'd
> previously tried with the previous commit
> (1b30b4a8259a74c5ffaee362bc1d881c40fc5279), which had failed like
> this:
> cl -c -nologo -GF -W3 -TP -EHsc -I..\lib\CORE -I.\include -I. -I..
> -DPERL_IS_MINIPERL -Fo.\mini\universal.obj ..\universal.c
> universal.c
> c:\dev\git\perl\ error C3688: invalid literal suffix
> 'HEKf'; literal operator or literal operator template 'operator
> ""HEKf' not found
> NMAKE : fatal error U1077: '"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0
> \VC\BIN\cl.EXE"' : return code '0x2'
> Stop.

Could you please try it on the branch smoke-me/khw-shay and post any 

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