perl 5.003_07: dev/null
authorPerl 5 Porters <perl5-porters@africa.nicoh.com>
Thu, 10 Oct 1996 02:29:44 +0000 (22:29 -0400)
committerAndy Dougherty <doughera@lafcol.lafayette.edu>
Thu, 10 Oct 1996 02:29:44 +0000 (22:29 -0400)
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 1996 22:29:44 -0400 (EDT)
From: Ilya Zakharevich <ilya@math.ohio-state.edu>

sys/un.h is not very useful without Merlin toolkit.
updates for fork()ing.

Date: Wed, 9 Oct 1996 22:29:44 -0400 (EDT)
From: Ilya Zakharevich <ilya@math.ohio-state.edu>

added.

os2/Changes [new file with mode: 0644]

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+after 5.003_05:
+       PERLLIB_PREFIX was not active if it matches an element of @INC
+               as a whole.
+       Do not need PERL_SBRK if crtdll-revision is >= 50.
+       Use -Zsmall-conv if crtdll-revision is >= 50 (in static perl!).
+:7: warning: #warning <dirent.h> requires <sys/types.h>
+       We compile miniperl static. It cannot fork, thus there may be
+               problems with pipes (since HAS_FORK is in
+               place). Pipes are required by makemaker.
+       We compile perl___.exe A.OUT and dynamic. It should be able to
+               fork.
+       If we can fork, we my_popen by popen unless "-|". Thus we
+               write a cooky "-1" into the pid array to indicate
+               this.
+       Apparently we can fork, and we can load dynamic extensions
+               now, though probably not simultaneously.
+       *DB tests corrected for OS/2 one-user stat[2].
+       /bin/sh is intercepted and replaced by SH_PATH.
+       Note that having '\\' in the command line of one-arg `system'
+               would trigger call via shell.
+       Segfault with system {'ls'} 'blah'; corrected.
+       Documentation of OS/2-different features added to main PODs.
+       New buitins in Cwd::
+
+               Cwd::current_drive
+               Cwd::sys_chdir          - leaves drive as it is.
+               Cwd::change_drive
+               Cwd::sys_is_absolute    - has drive letter and is_rooted
+               Cwd::sys_is_rooted      - has leading [/\\] (maybe
+                                         after a drive)
+               Cwd::sys_is_relative    - changes with current dir
+               Cwd::sys_cwd            - Interface to cwd from EMX.
+               Cwd::sys_abspath(name, dir)     
+                                       - Really really odious
+                                         function. Returns absolute
+                                         name of file which would 
+                                         have 'name' if CWD were 'dir'.
+                                       Dir defaults to the current dir.
+               Cwd::extLibpath [type]  - Get/set current value of extended
+               Cwd::extLibpath_set     - library search path.
+                       path [type]
+                                       The optional last argument redirects
+                                          to END-path if true,
+                                          default is to search BEGIN-path.
+               (Note that some of these may be moved to different
+                 libraries - eventually).
+       Executables: 
+               perl - can fork, can dynalink (but not simultaneously)
+               perl_ - can fork, cannot dynalink
+               perl__ - same as perl___, but PM.
+               perl___ - cannot fork, can dynalink.
+       The build of the first one - perl - is rather convoluted, and
+         requires a build of miniperl_.
+after 5.003_05:
+       PERLLIB_PREFIX was not active if it matches an element of @INC
+               as a whole.
+       Do not need PERL_SBRK if crtdll-revision is >= 50.
+       Use -Zsmall-conv if crtdll-revision is >= 50 (in static perl!).
+:7: warning: #warning <dirent.h> requires <sys/types.h>
+       We compile miniperl static. It cannot fork, thus there may be
+               problems with pipes (since HAS_FORK is in
+               place). Pipes are required by makemaker.
+       We compile perl___.exe A.OUT and dynamic. It should be able to
+               fork.
+       If we can fork, we my_popen by popen unless "-|". Thus we
+               write a cooky "-1" into the pid array to indicate
+               this.
+       Apparently we can fork, and we can load dynamic extensions
+               now, though probably not simultaneously.
+       *DB tests corrected for OS/2 one-user stat[2].
+       /bin/sh is intercepted and replaced by SH_PATH.
+       Note that having '\\' in the command line of one-arg `system'
+               would trigger call via shell.
+       Segfault with system {'ls'} 'blah'; corrected.
+       Documentation of OS/2-different features added to main PODs.
+       New buitins in Cwd::
+
+               Cwd::current_drive
+               Cwd::sys_chdir          - leaves drive as it is.
+               Cwd::change_drive
+               Cwd::sys_is_absolute    - has drive letter and is_rooted
+               Cwd::sys_is_rooted      - has leading [/\\] (maybe
+                                         after a drive)
+               Cwd::sys_is_relative    - changes with current dir
+               Cwd::sys_cwd            - Interface to cwd from EMX.
+               Cwd::sys_abspath(name, dir)     
+                                       - Really really odious
+                                         function. Returns absolute
+                                         name of file which would 
+                                         have 'name' if CWD were 'dir'.
+                                       Dir defaults to the current dir.
+               Cwd::extLibpath [type]  - Get/set current value of extended
+               Cwd::extLibpath_set     - library search path.
+                       path [type]
+                                       The optional last argument redirects
+                                          to END-path if true,
+                                          default is to search BEGIN-path.
+               (Note that some of these may be moved to different
+                 libraries - eventually).
+       Executables: 
+               perl - can fork, can dynalink (but not simultaneously)
+               perl_ - can fork, cannot dynalink
+               perl__ - same as perl___, but PM.
+               perl___ - cannot fork, can dynalink.
+       The build of the first one - perl - is rather convoluted, and
+         requires a build of miniperl_.