Re: planning to port perl, plip, ppp
Mark Kettenis <email@example.com> wrote:
> Date: Fri, 20 Nov 1998 11:32:15 -0500 (EST)
> From: John Tobey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Did you configure with -Dusethreads? Did all tests succeed?
> Without -Dusethreads. We do not have pthreads on the Hurd yet. But
> it seems that cthreads support for Perl is being worked on. Some
> references to it are present in the latest development version
> Quite a few tests did not succeed. I haven't had the time to look
> into all failures, but a lot of those failures are related to features
> that are not implemented on the Hurd. But since GNU libc implements
> these functions as stubs, the configure script thinks these functions
> are supported and runs the appropriate tests, which of course fails.
> However, all basic stuff seems to work just fine, and the resulting
> Perl is definitely usable.
Cool! Please cc me the patches you submit.