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From:
Tony Cook via RT
Date:
March 25, 2019 05:06
Subject:
[perl #133951] 5.28+ fails to build: miniperl can't locate strict
Message ID:
rt-4.0.24-29935-1553490359-1425.133951-15-0@perl.org
On Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:59:45 -0700, me@xenu.pl wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:57:04 -0400
> Eric Brine <ikegami@adaelis.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, Mar 24, 2019 at 8:37 AM James E Keenan via RT <
> > perlbug-followup@perl.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > Also, do you have recommendations for patches?
> > >
> > 
> > No. _perl_getcwd is fundamentally flawed (and so is _perl_abs_path). It's
> > not possible to reliably obtain the cwd in Pure Perl without executing an
> > external program. Cwd::getcwd should be builtin.
> 
> Yeah, I agree. BTW, it's already the case on win32. Win32::GetCwd() is a
> built-in in miniperl.

I'm looking at this.

write_buildcustomize.pl is problem here too - it shouldn't succeed if it's going to write out garbage.

Tony




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