[p4perl] Linux build problems

Tony Smith tony at smee.org
Tue Feb 22 09:03:31 PST 2005


On Tuesday 22 February 2005 14:58, Roger Day wrote:
> It's likely that we won't need Mac OS in the early stages of our
> implementation but it is a major build platform for us. If push comes to
> shove and I have to install it on MacOS X and you haven't ported this to
> perl, I'll have a go and report back the results.

It should work (at least on current versions of the OS). I've also used it to 
get P4PHP working on Mac OSX too (obviously thumbscrews were required to get 
me to do that :)

> I've a gut-feeling that compiling Perl 5.8.* on 10.3 with gcc2 isn't going
> to be pretty. Though who knows, it might just work :-)

:-)

> P.S.
>
> Saying
>
> THIS HACK WILL BE REMOVED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!
>
> in comments is tempting fate :-) I should know, I've tempted it often
> enough!

Yep. I thought that too, even as I wrote it. All long-lived hacks start out 
that way :)

Tony



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