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Re: compile errors in new PL/Pler

From: Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>,"Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Subject: Re: compile errors in new PL/Pler
Date: 2004-07-02 05:33:36
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Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Jul 2004, Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:
>>> I am going to bet dollars to donuts that it is your perl version. 
>>> Perl 5.00503 is ancient. Try upgrading to at least 5.6.
>> Not much I can do about that - it's builtin as part of FreeBSD 4.x 
>> series.
> And I bet its still the 'standard' for alot of ppl out there running it 
> ... its only within the past couple of months that we've even upgraded 
> to it, and only because I wanted to see if it would 
> improve majordomo's performance (which it didn't) ...

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 


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