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Re: [perl #37303] [PATCH] Relaxing parrot dependency on parrot_config

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Nick Glencross
October 16, 2005 15:56
Re: [perl #37303] [PATCH] Relaxing parrot dependency on parrot_config
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Here's an updated version of a patch to change how parrot picks up its 
built-in configuration values. They are currently picked up by the 
parrot library through globals linked against the executable.

This patch changes the API so that the parrot environment starts without 
a config (which makes linking pdb, disassemble et al. cleaner) and then 
the executable can call Parrot_set_config_string to register the 

I'd like to thank Francois Perrad for behind-the-scenes involvement on this.



p.s. I've had to make up some variable and file names, so feel free to 
change them to meet broken conventions. It's the mechanism that I keen 
to refine (enabling to be more easily built 
on more platforms)

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