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Re: [PATCH @14417] vmsify Pod::Usage and its test

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
January 25, 2002 15:45
Re: [PATCH @14417] vmsify Pod::Usage and its test
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On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 05:46:50PM -0600, Craig A. Berry wrote:
> The patch below has a small tweak to Pod::Usage because colon and semicolon 
> have special meaning within a path spec so cannot be used as a delimiter 
> between path specs.  The exit status test in Usage.t has been modified to 
> handle the posixified VMS exit status and parameter quoting has been added 
> to the system() args.  I'm under the impression that double quotes around 
> parameters work everywhere but if that's not true we'll have to special case 
> this further.

t/ has:

        if ($is_mswin || $is_netware || $is_vms) {
            $runperl .= qq( -e ") . $args{prog} . qq(");
        else {
            $runperl .= qq( -e ') . $args{prog} . qq(');

$jhi++; #
        # There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'.
        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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