On Sat, 1 Dec 2007, Tom Lane wrote:
> I wrote:
>> I got around to trying it with a dusty 5.6.1 I have laying about on my
>> HPPA machine, and the news is not good: CREATE LANGUAGE plperl dumps
>> core deep inside libperl. With or without this patch.
>> As best I can tell at the moment, I have not tested 5.6.1 with anything
>> later than our 7.2 branch, so I don't know exactly where the breakage
>> slipped in. It may be of long standing.
> Actually, libperl seems to dump core in the same place in every PG
> version, back to and including 7.2, so what seems more likely is that
> this copy of perl is just plain broken. Since we didn't have any form
> of regression test for plperl back then, it's entirely possible that
> I never tested any further than compiling plperl with that setup.
> So we still need someone to try it with a good copy of 5.6 ...
I tested cvs head which includes the patch on Solaris 9/SPARC with perl
5.6.1 and it seems to work fine.
Test output attached.
> regards, tom lane
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