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perldelta: Update advice for z/OS
authorKarl Williamson <khw@cpan.org>
Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:29:32 +0000 (18:29 -0600)
committerKarl Williamson <khw@cpan.org>
Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:30:43 +0000 (18:30 -0600)
pod/perldelta.pod

index 0e7a275..485c04a 100644 (file)
@@ -1388,8 +1388,18 @@ Only static builds (the default) build reliably
 
 =item *
 
-Threaded builds have problems with mutexes during critical sections, so
-use at your own risk
+When using locales, z/OS does not handle the C<LC_MESSAGES> category
+properly, so when compiling perl, you should add the following to your
+F<Configure> options
+
+ ./Configure <other options> -Accflags=-DNO_LOCALE_MESSAGES
+
+=item *
+
+z/OS does not support locales with threads, so when compiling a threaded
+perl, you should add the following to your F<Configure> options
+
+ ./Configure <other Configure options> -Accflags=-DNO_LOCALE
 
 =item *