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Re: building without perl

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: building without perl
Date: 2009-06-23 04:11:16
Message-ID: 4A4055E4.3010609@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
>   
>> Tom Lane wrote:
>>     
>>> Actually, further investigation discloses that someone broke the no-Perl
>>> defense in psql's makefile back in 8.0, and we hadn't noticed till now.
>>>       
>
>   
>> Don't we ship sql_help.h in the tarball? I thought that's all the perl 
>> was used for in psql.
>>     
>
> Yeah, but the makefile protected that with "ifdef PERL", which stopped
> failing as intended when someone forced some quotes into the value of
> PERL.  I'm about to commit something that hopefully will be a bit more
> robust.
>
> 			
>   

Oh. Oops!

cheers

andrew

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