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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: Problems compiling sybperl 2.10 on Sol. 2.6/Perl 5.0005.02/Syb. 11.5.1
Date: Jan 13 1999 3:13PM

>>>>> "Greg" == Greg Earle  writes:

Greg> Hi folks, I've been asked to upgrade our Perl version from 5.001
Greg> to 5.005.02, and also our SybPerl to 2.10.

Greg> I've already built Perl 5.005.02.  Trying to make SybPerl 2.10,
Greg> I'm hitting a snag with CTlib.{xs,c}.  I'm compiling with an
Greg> older (1994) version of the Sun unbundled SPARCompiler suite,
Greg> SPARCompiler C 3.0.1.

Greg> The line it objects to in both cases is

Greg>     if((attr_ref != &PL_sv_undef)) {

Quick fix:

edit DB/CTlib.xs, and change all PL_xxxxxx symbols (should be PL_na
PL_sv_undef and PL_dirty) to xxxxxx (ie PL_na to na, PL_sv_undef to
sv_undef, etc).

And rebuild.

Alternatively download gcc and use that :-)

Michael
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