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  • it clearly is Perl's problem

    Naughty Matt. It's actually CDB_File's problem, because it's using a function that's not documented as part of Perl's API, and so isn't exported. Except, sadly, it seems you can't enforce that anywhere except Windows.

    I'm not convinced that use.perl is the best place for the discussions diagnosing bug reports. I think that you should use perlbug (or mail perl5-porters direct) to suggest using _commit, as the right people who understand Win32 stuff hang out there. I'm not sure wh

    • The reason I'm not taking this to P5P is, frankly, that P5P scares me. I'm new at XS, I am actually just stumbling in the dark. So I'm hoping that if I make any blatant mistakes, maybe some friendly soul might correct me before I waste other people's valuable time. (If you smell just a hint of sarcasm, you'd be right.)

      For P5P, you're expected to fully know what you're doing, preferably provide patches. I'm not a Perl Porter, I barely know how to work with these C tools, nor do I really like to do this kind