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Sawyer X
November 10, 2018 09:33
Re: [perl #133624] Data::Dumper 2.172 failure on Perl 5.8.8 andolder
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On 10/28/18 3:52 PM, James E Keenan via RT wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Oct 2018 12:38:07 GMT, wrote:
>> While Data-Dumper-2.161 has DEFINE => '-DUSE_PPPORT_H' in Makefile.PL,
>> Data-Dumper-2.172 does not.
>> If I added DEFINE => '-DUSE_PPPORT_H' to Data-Dumper-2.172's
>> Makefile.PL manually,
>> I was able to build Data-Dumper-2.172 on perl-5.8.8.
> An excellent insight!  I can confirm that modifying the Makefile.PL in Data-Dumper-2.172's Makefile.PL enabled me to run 'make' and 'make test' and get a PASS.
> I then built and force-installed a perl-5.8.4 via perlbrew, installed the latest Test::More against that perl, then attempted to install Data-Dumper-2.172.  As grinnz originally reported, 'make' failed.  However, when I edited the Makefile.PL in the manner suggested, 'make' completed and 'make test' was graded PASS.
> So it appears we need a new CPAN release of Data::Dumper with a corrected Makefile.PL.
> Sawyer, can you handle that?

I'm not sure why the diff is there.

I'll rebuild and release today.

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