Re: About the Hamm Freeze (!)
My last message couldn't have been more wrong ! Maybe there is a
difference between the perl interface to gdbm and some core perl function
that relies on it ?
On 7 Jun 1998, James Troup wrote:
> Raul Miller <email@example.com> writes:
> > James Troup <J.J.Troup@scm.brad.ac.uk> wrote:
> > > I don't know perl, and am only going on what Ray has been telling
> > > me. It was my understanding that perl could be made to
> > > dynamically load it's gdbm part on request and that way perl need
> > > only recommend or (better) suggest gdbm. Is this not the case?
> > A quick test using strace suggests that this is already the case.
> Blah. An even quicker ldd reveals this is already not the case.
> 20:45:26@hades| ~ $ldd /usr/bin/perl | grep gdbm
> libgdbm.so.1 => /usr/lib/libgdbm.so.1 (0x40015000)
> 20:46:17@hades| ~ $
> Until _that_ changes, perl can't not Depend on gdbm.
> ~Yawn And Walk North~
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