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Craig A. Berry
June 20, 2002 14:17
Re: perl v5.8.0 17303 on VMS_VAX V7.2
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At 3:55 PM -0400 6/20/02, Brian Tillman wrote:
>I applied the numeric.c patch supplied by Hugo and modified by Craig.  I
>rebuilt and ran the test suit again.  This is what I get:

>can't run './perl "-I." "-MTestInit" [-.lib]filetest.t 2>&1|': no such file or directory.
>lib/filetest.........................FAILED at test 0

Hmm.  These are unlikely to be related to changes in numeric.c,
though I don't know off-hand why the test suite would suddenly have
trouble locating things.

>Running these individually works.
>lib/Math/BigInt/t/bare_mbi...........FAILED at test 1
>lib/Math/BigInt/t/bigintpm...........FAILED at test 1
>lib/Math/BigInt/t/sub_mbi............FAILED at test 1
>Running these individually produces:
># Math::BigInt::BareCalc
>  Improperly handled condition, image exit forced.

Now that is surprising, and it doesn't happen with a D_FLOAT build on
Alpha.  Can you e-mail me a copy of your numeric.c off-list and I'll
check your patch application skills :-).
Craig A. Berry

"... getting out of a sonnet is much more
 difficult than getting in."
                 Brad Leithauser

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