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Re: PATCH: 2 vms specific build files in perl @ 27383

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Craig A. Berry
March 5, 2006 19:46
Re: PATCH: 2 vms specific build files in perl @ 27383
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At 8:30 PM -0500 3/5/06, Peter Prymmer wrote:
>The enclosed patch tweaks several separate issues:
>* It appears that the symbols for several perl utility scripts
>were incorrectly altered to omit the critically important .com
>file type (this affected the release of perl 5.8.7 and onward).
>* The was incorrectly written to contain two copies
>of the define for perl_root.
>* On the I64 build the linker no longer allows the PIC PSECT_ATTR
>and emits an informational message.
>* It seems no longer necessary to have logical names like $ENV{'POD2MAN'},
>I have also added GCC comments to the two new variables

Thanks, applied as #27386

>and changed the output of the sig_name_init back to the write/symbol
>so as to avoid possible very long symbol output problems that are germane
>to DCL

Except for this, which I leave as is for reasons stated here recently.
Craig A. Berry

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