Build fails with perl5.00405 on RH 5.2

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Sep 14 08:47:52 UTC 1999

Unknown News Administrator <news at> writes:
> rra at (Russ Allbery) writes:

>> Thanks for the patch; it was committed.  FYI, this problem should now
>> be fixed in a more thorough fashion in the development branch; I've
>> included ppport.h from Devel::PPPort in INN and the embedded Perl
>> linkage now uses it to ensure all the right things get defined.

> It looks like this patch breaks things on Solaris 2.6.  Here's what it
> looks like with Sun's Workshop Compilers 5.0:

Weird... Solaris 2.6 is where I compiled it to make sure that it would
work, and you're using the same version of Perl that I am.  The only
difference is that I used gcc 2.95.1 instead of gcc 2.8.1.

I'll go take another look at this.

Russ Allbery (rra at         <URL:>

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