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Re: [PATCH perl@16764/MM 5.96_01] basic.t library problem on VMS

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
May 25, 2002 10:30
Re: [PATCH perl@16764/MM 5.96_01] basic.t library problem on VMS
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On Sat, May 25, 2002 at 12:19:36PM -0500, Craig A. Berry wrote:
> Hopefully the last VMS tweak to this twisty test.  We were using t/ 
> as the root directory, which was preventing us from locating 
> libraries from ../lib (you can't go higher than the root).  This 
> failed to show up in earlier testing because various things in the 
> environment (PERL_ROOT and possibly PERL5LIB) caused the libraries to 
> be located, but these can't be depended on during a fresh build and 
> test run; they may not exist, and if they do they probably point to a 
> different Perl installation.  The patch below takes care of this by
> making the root one level higher, which is luckily still deep enough 
> for the Big-Fat-Dummy tests to avoid the 8-level limit on older 
> systems.

Thanks, applied.

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