Perl 5 version 8.7 documentation
ExtUtils::Mkbootstrap - make a bootstrap file for use by DynaLoader
Mkbootstrap typically gets called from an extension Makefile.
There is no
file supplied with the extension. Instead, there may
file which has code for the special cases, like posix for
berkeley db on the NeXT.
This file will get parsed, and produce a maybe empty
array for the current architecture.
That will be extended by $BSLOADLIBS, which was computed by
ExtUtils::Liblist::ext(). If this array still is empty, we do nothing,
else we write a .bs file with an
file can put some code into the generated
placing it in
. This is a handy 'escape' mechanism that may
prove useful in complex situations.
If @DynaLoader::dl_resolve_using contains
Mkbootstrap will automatically add a dl_findfile() call to the