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This is a bug report for perl from Niko Tyni <email@example.com>,
Commit 97076f2 added a graceful exit to Configure when targethost is
The attached patch makes the earlier check warn instead of croaking.
The use case for this combination is supplying an external config.sh
Site configuration information for perl 5.22.1:
Configured by Debian Project at Sat Dec 26 07:28:43 UTC 2015.
Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version 22 subversion 1) configuration:
Locally applied patches:
@INC for perl 5.22.1:
Environment for perl 5.22.1:
From e801cc45d65ae4e62f15c08911cbd30971bbce6e Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 From: Niko Tyni <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2016 22:35:53 +0200 Subject: [PATCH] Fix the Configure escape with usecrosscompile but no targethost Commit 97076f2 added a graceful exit to Configure when targethost is not defined but usecrosscompile is. However, this is not reached because there is a similar check a bit earlier that makes Configure bail out. Make the earlier check warn instead of croaking. The use case for this combination is supplying an external config.sh suitable for the target platform, avoiding the need for configuration probes. --- Configure | 2 +- 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-) diff --git a/Configure b/Configure index d5a7de3..df2bcda 100755 --- a/Configure +++ b/Configure @@ -2960,7 +2960,7 @@ $define|true|[yY]*) *) echo "Using targetarch $targetarch." >&4 ;; esac case "$targethost" in - '') echo "Targethost not defined." >&4; croak=y ;; + '') echo "Targethost not defined." >&4; croak=n ;; *) echo "Using targethost $targethost." >&4 esac locincpth=' ' -- 2.6.4
On Sun, 10 Jan 2016 12:51:38 -0800, Niko Tyni (via RT)
Easy change, but I would like to hear the voices of the people that use
On Sun Jan 10 23:46:58 2016, hmbrand wrote:
I looked this over and tested with and without the patch and it makes sense.
I've applied the patch as 23695c073f41fdac9d20d873827ba8b2a3dda7102.
I noted it in perldelta as:
C<Configure> now builds C<miniperl> and C<generate_uudmap> if you
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