1265Re: vim +perl etc. on OS X
- Jan 16, 2004On Jan 16, 2004, at 6:03 AM, Bram Moolenaar wrote:
>I did this; the only warning I saw was a warning for an unused
> Benji Fisher wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 10:07:32AM -0700, Ken Scott wrote:
>>> On Jan 14, 2004, at 8:39 AM, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>>>> That's bizarre, because Python is threaded on OS X 10.3 ... I wonder
>>>> what the deal is with that? Is a threaded Python ok because it has
>>>> the GIL, or should a non-threaded version be in Vim as well? Or
>>>> maybe.. Vim's configure script should take a threaded Perl?
>>> If someone can talk me through modifying the configure script, I'll
>>> building it to accept the threaded perl, and see if it can do basic
>>> things or not.
>> Tweaking the configure script is not easy. I prefer to leave
>> for people who understand autoconf. As for perl, I assume there is a
>> reason not to link against a threaded version. Bram?
> I do not know why Perl without threads is refused. There is an
> configure check for it, thus there must be a good reason. But perhaps
> it was only for an old version of Perl? It's also possible that
> if_perl.xs is not prepared for threading.
> You could edit src/auto/configure, search for "usethreads" and insert
> this below the "eval" command:
> Look out or compile errors and warnings in if_perl.c.
variable. At the end, near the ld steps, I was getting a message that
/usr/local/lib does not exist, but I do not think that harmed anything.
I ran the Vim.app that was created. It shows +perl, and I am able to
run :perl VIM::Msg("This is from Perl in Vim") and get the message
displayed. I think this means that the perl interface is working on
some very basic level. I do not have the expertise to test this more
I am now playing in the auto/configure script to see if the Tcl support
can be turned on. It was not finding the includes; I am trying to get
the include from /System/Library/Frameworks/Tcl.framework/Headers to be
Onward and upwards...
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