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From:
Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
Date:
July 4, 2020 00:33
Subject:
Re: Perl 7 - updates
Message ID:
20200704013335.4d60cf58@shy.leonerd.org.uk
On Fri, 3 Jul 2020 19:10:06 -0500
Todd Rinaldo <toddr@cpanel.net> wrote:

> First of all, much XS code will break simply because it makes
> assumptions about MAJOR version and tests against MINOR version only.
> This is easily fixable. I've been working with atoomic and khw on it.
> We think that a combination of clever regexes and adding
> PERL_VERSION_LT & co macros to core and Devel::PPPort going forward
> we can address the XS issue.

SGTM. I basically drag around a few-line macro to do that sort of thing
between all of my XS modules. It will be nice to finally have that
supported in core natively.

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Paul "LeoNerd" Evans

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