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Re: [PATCH: RC2] add getppid() to vmsperl

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Craig A. Berry
June 24, 2002 09:47
Re: [PATCH: RC2] add getppid() to vmsperl
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At 12:33 PM 6/24/2002 -0400, wrote:

>But now that you mention it I think what needs editing is

Yup, you're right.

>So - would this be OK?  Should we incorporate any part of the SET NOON fix
>that Martin just requested for (it seems important)?

I think so, yes, though I'm still puzzled about why he hit this snag and no 
one else has.  I'm about to start a test run that incorporates all these 

>diff -ru perl-5_8_0-RC2_orig/vms/perlvms.pod perl-5_8_0-RC2/vms/perlvms.pod
>--- perl-5_8_0-RC2_orig/vms/perlvms.pod   Mon Jun 24 12:28:06 2002
>+++ perl-5_8_0-RC2/vms/perlvms.pod  Mon Jun 24 12:28:21 2002

Well, I would simply move if from the "don't have" to the "have" list since we've seen pretty good evidence that every VMS system in the last 15 years has had it.  How about this:

--- vms/perlvms.pod;-0  Sat Jun  1 12:03:52 2002
+++ vms/perlvms.pod     Mon Jun 24 11:37:46 2002
@@ -338,7 +338,7 @@
     caller, chdir, chmod, chown, chomp, chop, chr,
     close, closedir, cos, crypt*, defined, delete,
     die, do, dump*, each, endpwent, eof, eval, exec*,
-    exists, exit, exp, fileno, fork*, getc, getlogin,
+    exists, exit, exp, fileno, fork*, getc, getlogin, getppid,
     getpwent*, getpwnam*, getpwuid*, glob, gmtime*, goto,
     grep, hex, import, index, int, join, keys, kill*,
     last, lc, lcfirst, length, local, localtime, log, m//,
@@ -359,7 +359,7 @@
 undefined behavior (rarely, we hope):
     chroot, dbmclose, dbmopen, flock,
-    getpgrp, getppid, getpriority, getgrent, getgrgid,
+    getpgrp, getpriority, getgrent, getgrgid,
     getgrnam, setgrent, endgrent, ioctl, link, lstat,
     msgctl, msgget, msgsend, msgrcv, readlink, semctl,
     semget, semop, setpgrp, setpriority, shmctl, shmget,
[end of patch]

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