On Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 08:43:11PM -0000, Jason R. Mastaler wrote:
> I've noticed that lots of the perl ports are now broken since the move
> to perl 5.6.0.  Some examples:
> http://bento.freebsd.org/errorlogs/5-full/p5-Crypt-IDEA-1.01.log
> http://bento.freebsd.org/errorlogs/5-full/p5-Devel-Peek-0.96.log
> With these two in particular, the problem can be fixed by compiling
> perl with `-DPERL_POLLUTE' to get back the missing preprocessor
> definitions.  Would it be worth it to compile the default 5.x perl in
> this manner?

No.  It is not necessary to compile *Perl* with -DPERL_POLLUTE, it's
enough to compile the module in question with -DPERL_POLLUTE.  Thus,
this is easily fixable for individual ports.

>          For extensions still using the old symbols,
>         this option can be specified via MakeMaker:
>                perl Makefile.PL POLLUTE=1

What it says...

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