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PL/perl should fail on configure, not make

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Cc: Tim Bunce <Tim(dot)Bunce(at)pobox(dot)com>
Subject: PL/perl should fail on configure, not make
Date: 2013-01-09 01:48:17
Message-ID: 50ECCC61.6090409@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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The way it is now (9.2.2):

1. set up a new system
2. forget to install libperl-dev
3. ./configure --with-perl
4. get no failures or warnings
5. make
6. make errors out on plperl.so

The way it should work:

- configure should error out, as it does with python.

-- 
Josh Berkus
PostgreSQL Experts Inc.
http://pgexperts.com


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