Subject: Re: perl?
To: None <port-pmax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: D. Sean Davidson <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/15/1997 11:45:37
> If you build perl with the static versions of modf.o and rename.o from
> libc.a, perl5.004_02 will pass all tests.
> Here is a static config that works fine.
> sh Configure -des \
>        -Uusedl \
>        -Ud_dlopen \
>        -Ud_dlerror \
>        -Ddlsrc='dl_none.xs' \
>        -Dso='none' \
>        -Ddlext='none' \
>        -Dldflags='-static'
> I've been trying to get a config that will work with the shared libraries
> and replace the modf and rename functions but haven't got that to work yet.

There is another problem somewhere in the system also.  The rename system
function in the shared library ( causes a core dump when perl is
running it's t/lib/copyfile.t test but the static one passes fine.