[Pdx-pm] Perl header file headache

Eric Wilhelm scratchcomputing at gmail.com
Sat Aug 23 11:19:13 PDT 2008

# from Jonathan Leto
# on Saturday 23 August 2008 10:56:

>/usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/i386-linux-thread-multi/CORE/reentr.h:612: error:
>field '_crypt_struct' has incomplete type

I dunno, but that looks like the start of the trouble.

>This was the problem that I was running into when trying to use Perls
>older than 5.8.8, but this error is from Perl 5.8.8.

Has this machine successfully built other XS?

Turns out the optimal technique is to put it in reverse and gun it.
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