Subject: Re: PERL and NetBSD 1.3_ALPHA
To: Giles Lean <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/11/1997 10:57:08
On Tue, 11 Nov 1997 10:29:20 +1100  Giles Lean wrote:

> On Tue, 11 Nov 1997 10:07:18 +1100  Simon Burge wrote:

> > On Tue, 11 Nov 1997 04:11:34 +1100  Giles Lean wrote:
> > You could also try compiling with -static if you suspect a shared
> > library bug.  Perl on the pmax didn't work with shared libs at on stage
> > (some funny modf() problems if I remember...).
> The binary works; it just gets some wrong answers for some math
> stuff.  (Hell, I understand; I was never any good at maths. :-)

By "didn't work", I meant gave some wrong answers.  There's different
scales of "didn't work".  On the pmax, it passed all but one of the
self tests.  To me, this is "didn't work"!