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Re: cygport: Don't strip packed perl binaries

On 7/20/2012 3:03 PM, marco atzeri wrote:
On 7/20/2012 8:49 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
TeX Live includes biber.exe, which is packaged as a stand-alone binary
using the PAR::Packer module.  I've just discovered that the version
I've been shipping with texlive doesn't function as a stand-alone binary
because it's been stripped by cygport.  Is there a way that cygport can
recognize such binaries and not strip them?


are you sure is a stripping issue ?


$ biber --help
Can't locate in @INC (@INC contains:
/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.14/i686-cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.14
/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.14 /usr/lib/perl5/5.14/i686-cygwin
/usr/lib/perl5/5.14 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10
/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8 .) at -e
line 951.

not surprising as is not part of any cygwin package

The unstripped binary doesn't have this problem, and doesn't require In fact, the unstripped binary doesn't even require that perl be installed.


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