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Re: how to build perl .debs from a debian source archive without threading

On Wed, Mar 02, 2005 at 03:08:17PM -0800, Don Armstrong wrote:
> On Wed, 02 Mar 2005, alex13045 wrote:
> > I want perl without threading. However, I want to use the
> > debian-customised version of perl. The obvious choice seems to be to
> > use the debian source archive, disable threading, build the source
> > into a package and then install from the newly-built packages.
> Edit debian/config.debian to set the options that you want to use,
> then rerun fakeroot debian/rules binary;
> That being said, I've no clue what disabling threading will break for
> you (if anything.)

I rather suspect it'll change perl's ABI and therefore break any binary
modules you have installed.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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