perl 5.8.3

Palle Girgensohn girgen at
Tue Mar 30 15:00:10 PST 2004

Just realized this patch is needed to build on gcc-2.95. Apparently the old 
gcc does not understand this #if stuff, it sets PL_dowarn to dowarn 
although PATCHLEVEL is really 8... Since PATCHLEVEL is 8 as in 5.8.3, it is 
safe to remove the condition.


--On tisdag, mars 30, 2004 20.31.38 +0200 Palle Girgensohn 
<girgen at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Perl 5.8.2 in the ports tree is quite unusable when unicode is used. In
> fact, any perl less than 5.8.3 is unusable w/ unicode. The fix is to use
> 5.8.3, and it has been out for quite a while now. There are a couple of
> identical updates for this port in gnats.
> <>.
> Perhaps someone can find the time to look at them and commit?
> Thanks,
> Palle

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