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Summary: perl inline module generates broken C code
------- Additional Comments From jvdias(a)redhat.com 2006-03-15 18:35 EST -------
Well, this is actually because in perl-5.8.x, the <<EOF 'here-doc'
operator does interpolation by default, just like the "" or qq operator;
ie. the \n in "My string: %s\n" is changed into a literal new line character
in the Inline C source .
To turn off interpolation in the here-doc, instead of :
use Inline C => <<EOT;
use Inline C => <<'EOT';
With that modification, your testcase.pl program works fine on FC-4, FC-5,
RHEL-3, and RHEL-4.
I think the reason it worked with perl-5.8.0 in RHL-9, is that interpolation
of here-document strings was broken (perhaps by UTF-8-ness) whereas now it
works as intended.
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