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Re: planning to port perl, plip, ppp

Mark Kettenis <kettenis@wins.uva.nl> wrote:
>    Date: Fri, 20 Nov 1998 11:32:15 -0500 (EST)
>    From: John Tobey <jtobey@channel1.com>
>    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
> (5.005.53).
> 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.


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