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[jhi@iki.fi: Re: smoking box]

It would probably be helpful for somebody to step up to do any necessary
updates and testing before Perl 5.8.1 ships.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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> BTW, nobody mentioned the Hurd yet ?
> (I see a README.hurd, last updated in 1999.)

The guy who used to do Hurd testing is no more replying to his email....

> Yes, in fact the desire is for recent glibcs (2.3.1 for example) and smokes
> under an utf8 locale. Please try to smoke 5.8.1-to-be also, as Jarrko is

Well, RH 8.0 is just convenient in that the *default* locales are UTF-8-ied.

> trying to get a RC1 out.
> Jarkko, is it a good idea if I put a test to see whether all sig numbers

Yes, Raffael? :-)

> are > 0 ? (to track the uncanny RTMIN==-1 problem)

I asked Leon Brocard to test a simple Configure tweak to the effect,
and he asked from someone else, but so far neither of them has actually
tried it on Gentoo.  The tweak is at about line #18728 change

	else {

	else if ($2 >= 0) {

The script is signal.awk.

Jarkko Hietaniemi <jhi@iki.fi> http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ "There is this special
biologist word we use for 'stable'.  It is 'dead'." -- Jack Cohen

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