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Internal change: PerlIO abstraction interface

It is now possible to build Perl with AT&T's sfio IO package instead of stdio. See the perlapio manpage for more details, and the INSTALL file for how to use it.

Source: what's new for perl5.004
Copyright: Larry Wall, et al.
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