Joshua D. Drake said:
>> So we have three choices as I see it:
>> 1) revert the change
>> 2) require some minimally recent version of perl
>> 3) fix the issue in place
>> Joshua/Andrew -- do you want to take a shot at making this work on
>> perl 5.00503?
> I personally don't have any desire to make this work on a version of
> perl that the perl community itself suggests that you should upgrade.
> Perl 5.00503 is RedHat 6.2 genre... That is scary old.
> I believe even RedHat 7.3 came with Perl 5.6 and that is old as well.
I have my fingers crossed that the patch I sent in with an upgraded ppport.h
(which is supposed to handle these issues) will fix the matter. It was
simply generated with this command:
perl -MDevel::PPPort -e 'Devel::PPPort::WriteFile();'
I would like to support as wide a user base as is reasonably possible. If
this doesn't work we could restrict support to some version, but that would
be a fallback. Certainly, we should not let it get to the stage of
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