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README.riscos - Perl version 5 for RISC OS


This document gives instructions for building Perl for RISC OS. It is complicated by the need to cross compile. There is a binary version of perl available from which you may wish to use instead of trying to compile it yourself.


You need an installed and working gccsdk cross compiler and REXEN

Firstly, copy the source and build a native copy of perl for your host system. Then, in the source to be cross compiled:


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