Of Perl and "h2ph"

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Wed Apr 11 11:33:24 UTC 2018

In Perl it may be necessary to run "h2ph" to convert C *.h files into the 
equivalent *.ph files e.g. when doing low-level stuff such as ioctl().

I can understand having to do this if one is installing Perl from sources 
to a new platform, but should this not be part of the Perl port to 

I didn't seem to require it on the FreeBSD port, and yes, I'm gonna be 
comparing the two a lot as I bring a lot of my FreeBSD stuff over to the 
Mac as well...  (And I won't even start on the Penguin breakage.)

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."

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