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Re: plperl's ppport.h out of date?

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: plperl's ppport.h out of date?
Date: 2006-05-30 13:41:59
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Tom Lane wrote:
> ppport.h is throwing warnings when compiling on Fedora Core 5
> (with perl-5.8.8-4).  I gather from the comments in the head
> of that file that we ought to look for a newer version.

I don't currently have an FC5 box to test with. Here's what to try: move 
the ppport.h aside, and in the plperl directory run this command to 
generate a replacement:

  perl -MDevel::PPPort -e 'Devel::PPPort::WriteFile();'

and then recompile.

The last substantial change to ppport.h was when I mangled the old one a 
bit to get it to work with perl 5.05 - which we no longer support (see 
recent discussion). It does have some fairly horrible stuff (e.g. 
function bodies).



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