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From Fred Moyer <f...@redhotpenguin.com>
Subject Re: mod_perl-1.31 compilation with perl 5.14.1 fails
Date Tue, 28 Jun 2011 20:53:28 GMT
2011/6/28 Torsten Förtsch <torsten.foertsch@gmx.net>:
> On Tuesday, June 28, 2011 11:57:47 Vincent Veyron wrote:
>> Le lundi 27 juin 2011 à 16:54 -0700, Gregory Coleman a écrit :
>> > hello - am getting compilation errors in building older mod_perl
>> > with newer perl.  Things worked as of 5.12.X, but alas, not with
>> > today's 5.14.1
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Any witnesses/experiences/thoughts on this?
>> >
>> >
>>
>> Some in this thread :
>>
>> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/modperl/modperl/103167
>
> No. The point is mp1 has reached end of life as of Feb 2010:
>
>  http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/modperl/modperl/101027
>
> There were a few incompatible code changes in perl 5.14, particularly
> with SvGP and SvCV used in lvalue context, see also
>
>  https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=64999
>
> I doubt that any one of the current dev team will incorporate these
> changes into mp1. Though, if someone provides patches I think there are
> good chances for them to get applied especially if that someone wants to
> take care of mp1 in the future and thus become a committer.

I took a look through Symbol.xs and it didn't look like there were too
many places those macros had to be updated.  And I actually understood
some of the implementations so my XS appears to be getting better.
But like you said, getting the tuits to make this happen and support
it will be tough with the current mp2 needs.

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