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[perl #133573] caretx.c change breaks perl when /proc is not mounted

James E Keenan via RT
October 9, 2018 14:00
[perl #133573] caretx.c change breaks perl when /proc is not mounted
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On Tue, 09 Oct 2018 13:03:50 GMT, wrote:
> This is a bug report for perl from,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.40 running under perl 5.26.1.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> Commit fca5fb9612a125f48173bedf2c079778d7bc54dd is supposed to
> simplify cpp conditionals, but it also broke the setting of
> $^X on linux if /proc is not mounted. The PL_origargv[0] fallback
> code is no longer used when no result can be obtained by other
> means.

A potential fix has been pushed by Aaron Crane.

Can you build perl in the relevant environment at or after commit 03b94aa47e981af3c7b0118bfb11facda2b95251 and let us know the results?

Thank you very much.
James E Keenan (

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