|| at May 30, 2006 at 3:17 pm
Tom Lane wrote:
A more radical solution is to remove ppport.h from our distribution
entirely, and have the Makefile generate it at build time, using that
same little bit of script you showed. Or is Devel::PPPort not part of
the standard Perl distribution?
It is, but this misses the point. You want to use the latest ppport.h
even when building with earlier perls.
The man page says:
just take the most recent copy of ppport.h that you
can find (e.g. by generating it with the latest "Devel::PPPort"
from CPAN), copy it into your project, adjust your project to use it,
and distribute the header along with your module.
We are using ppport.h correctly - we're just a bit out of date, that's all.