nqp broken -- missing get_pointer().
doughera at lafayette.edu
Thu Sep 22 19:17:54 UTC 2011
On Wed, 21 Sep 2011, Christoph Otto wrote:
> On Wednesday, September 21, 2011 5:16 PM, "Andy Dougherty"
> <doughera at lafayette.edu> wrote:
> > On Wed, 21 Sep 2011, Brian Gernhardt wrote:
> > >
> > > On Sep 21, 2011, at 4:08 PM, Andy Dougherty wrote:
> > >
> > > > It appears that parrot/master no longer builds nqp/master. Here
> > > > are the relevant error messages from an attempt to build nqp:
> > >
> > > parrot just merged the beginnings of a branch intended to clean up
> > > our default VTABLES. This has the unfortunate effect of breaking
> > > NQP. The needed fixes are contained in nqp/kill-useless-defaults.
> > Oh. I thought the plan for such incompatible changes was to make the
> > new way available, transition HLLs to use the new way, and then remove
> > the old way. I thought the merge would wait till NQP was updated. I
> > guess not.
> > --
> > Andy Dougherty doughera at lafayette.edu
> There's an nqp pull request that'll get merged after Rakudo's release on
> Friday (afaiu), but we should have preserved backwards-compatibility for
> this, at least until the nqp change got merged.
Precisely. The reason it mattered here is that I was trying to develop a
fix for TT #2194, and was trying to check that my fix didn't break a HLL
such as NQP. Since I am patching parrot/master, that's what I wanted to
use to test NQP.
Andy Dougherty doughera at lafayette.edu
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