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patch #8144: Recent perl versions have parens around the version string, this breaks the detection in ax_prog_perl_version

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu Aug 1 17:45:42 2013  
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: Done
Assigned to: Peter Simons <simons>Originator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: Closed

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Sat Aug 24 11:17:11 2013, comment #1:

Pushed in commit 3cc26bc4cc900ce51c62ecf35d461378dc3d664b. Thank you very much for the patch!

Peter Simons <simons>
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Thu Aug 1 17:45:42 2013, original submission:


the subject says it all. I've prepared a new version which takes this into account and drops the grep in favor of a more elaborate sed script (tested on AIX's age-old sed).

Please see the attached patch vs. version 11.

Regards, Thomas Jahns



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file #28736:  ax_prog_perl_version.m4.patch added by None (852B - text/x-diff)


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