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Re: About the Hamm Freeze (!)

"Darren/Torin/Who Ever..." <torin@daft.com> writes:

> > 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?
> This is the case if you use the tie interface in Perl.  This is not
> the case if you use dbmopen, at least it didn't use to be.  Hamm
> should just get out the door and we'll deal with it in slink.

Of course, I agree, but my point was that gdbm *Shouldn't* be required
and although it will need to be made so in hamm as a kludge, I tried
to get this fixed properly back in March.

~Yawn And Walk North~                                  http://yawn.nocrew.org/

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