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Re: planning to port perl, plip, ppp

Mark Kettenis <kettenis@wins.uva.nl> wrote:
>    Date: Thu, 19 Nov 1998 18:20:29 -0500 (EST)
>    From: John Tobey <jtobey@channel1.com>
>    Projects which particularly interest me are:
>       1. Make Perl use Hurd's threads if it doesn't already, and write
> 	 Perl modules for doing IPC, VM, etc.
> Just wanted to let you know that I have successfully compiled Perl
> 5.005.02 on my Hurd system, and that I am in the process of submitting
> the necessary patches to the Perl maintainers.  I'm also working on
> getting the defaults selected by the Configure script right on the
> Hurd.  (Right now some of the defaults have to be changed to compile
> sucessfully). 

Did you configure with -Dusethreads?  Did all tests succeed?

> Mark

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