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June 12, 2019 12:41
Re: "perl -V"' output always lists "USE_PERL_ATOF" ??
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sisyphus <> writes:

> Hi,
> Is it possible to build perl 5.30.0 such that "perl -V" output does NOT
> specify "USE_PERL_ATOF" ?
> If not, then the obvious question is "Why do we bother specifying it ?"

Looking at the comments and code in perl.h, you can disable it by
passing -Accflags=-DUSE_PERL_ATOF=0 to Configure.

- ilmari
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