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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
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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!



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