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[perl #134116] Add locale support to Android builds

May 19, 2019 03:08
[perl #134116] Add locale support to Android builds
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Hi Porters,

Early Android releases did not support locales and so the android
hints file undefs the necessary variables. (Apart from d_newlocale,
which is missing). Efforts to build perl on Android 8.1 (Oreo) under
the Termux app environment (RT#133787) show that modern Android does
support locales, and the attached patch updates the hints file

This patch reverts
I checked with the original author (Jess Robinson) and committer
(Brian Fraser), neither has built perl on Android for a few years and
so didn't have a problem with this ticket being submitted.

Please could this patch be applied once blead is unfrozen?

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