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Re: Status of Perl for OS/2?

 
 
Paul Smedley
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      06-18-2013
Hi Shmuel,

On 18/06/13 02:14, Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz wrote:
> The perldelta for 5.18 suggests that if nobody is actively working on
> Perl for OS/2 then the Perl developers may drop the OS/2 related code.
> I'm currently using Perl 5.10; Perl 5.14 had path rewriter issues and
> I'm not aware of a more recent build for OS/2. Is anybody in the OS/2
> community working on Perl 5.16 or 5.18, and, if so, have they made
> themselves known to the Perl developers?


http://smedley.id.au/tmp/perl-5.16.3-os2-20130519.zip

 
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KO Myung-Hun
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      06-18-2013
Hi/2.

Paul Smedley wrote:
> Hi Shmuel,
>
> On 18/06/13 02:14, Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz wrote:
>> The perldelta for 5.18 suggests that if nobody is actively working on
>> Perl for OS/2 then the Perl developers may drop the OS/2 related code.
>> I'm currently using Perl 5.10; Perl 5.14 had path rewriter issues and
>> I'm not aware of a more recent build for OS/2. Is anybody in the OS/2
>> community working on Perl 5.16 or 5.18, and, if so, have they made
>> themselves known to the Perl developers?

>
> http://smedley.id.au/tmp/perl-5.16.3-os2-20130519.zip
>


This version has corrupted os2ish.h and os2thread.h. They seems to be
just a symbolic link.

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Using Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.7.2
Under OS/2 Warp 4 for Korean with FixPak #15
In VirtualBox v4.1.24 on Intel Core i7-3615QM 2.30GHz with 8GB RAM

Korean OS/2 User Community : http://www.ecomstation.co.kr

 
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Paul Smedley
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      06-29-2013
On 18/06/13 21:07, KO Myung-Hun wrote:
> Hi/2.
>
> Paul Smedley wrote:
>> Hi Shmuel,
>>
>> On 18/06/13 02:14, Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz wrote:
>>> The perldelta for 5.18 suggests that if nobody is actively working on
>>> Perl for OS/2 then the Perl developers may drop the OS/2 related code.
>>> I'm currently using Perl 5.10; Perl 5.14 had path rewriter issues and
>>> I'm not aware of a more recent build for OS/2. Is anybody in the OS/2
>>> community working on Perl 5.16 or 5.18, and, if so, have they made
>>> themselves known to the Perl developers?

>>
>> http://smedley.id.au/tmp/perl-5.16.3-os2-20130519.zip
>>

>
> This version has corrupted os2ish.h and os2thread.h. They seems to be
> just a symbolic link.
>

I can zip them up for you if you need them - they are probably unchanged
from Perl 5.14 or 5.10 tho
 
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KO Myung-Hun
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      07-01-2013


Paul Smedley wrote:
> On 18/06/13 21:07, KO Myung-Hun wrote:
>> Hi/2.
>>
>> Paul Smedley wrote:
>>> Hi Shmuel,
>>>
>>> On 18/06/13 02:14, Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz wrote:
>>>> The perldelta for 5.18 suggests that if nobody is actively working on
>>>> Perl for OS/2 then the Perl developers may drop the OS/2 related code.
>>>> I'm currently using Perl 5.10; Perl 5.14 had path rewriter issues and
>>>> I'm not aware of a more recent build for OS/2. Is anybody in the OS/2
>>>> community working on Perl 5.16 or 5.18, and, if so, have they made
>>>> themselves known to the Perl developers?
>>>
>>> http://smedley.id.au/tmp/perl-5.16.3-os2-20130519.zip
>>>

>>
>> This version has corrupted os2ish.h and os2thread.h. They seems to be
>> just a symbolic link.
>>

> I can zip them up for you if you need them - they are probably unchanged
> from Perl 5.14 or 5.10 tho


It's not just for me. Anyone who tries to compile CPAN modules, will
fails because of this.

It would be better to distribute the fixed build.

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Under OS/2 Warp 4 for Korean with FixPak #15
In VirtualBox v4.1.24 on Intel Core i7-3615QM 2.30GHz with 8GB RAM

Korean OS/2 User Community : http://www.ecomstation.co.kr

 
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