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Re: Perl Tk does not install

Hallo Russell,

2001-12-18 10:09:04, du schriebst:

> Hi,

> I can't seem to get to install
> on my system:

> $ uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-4.0 SRC26 1.3.6(0.47/3/2) 2001-12-08 17:02 i686 unknown
> $ which gcc
> /usr/bin/gcc
> $ gcc -v
> Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/2.95.3-5/specs
> gcc version 2.95.3-5 (cygwin special)
> $ which perl
> /usr/bin/perl
> $ perl -v

> This is perl, v5.6.1 built for cygwin-multi

> Copyright 1987-2001, Larry Wall

> Perl may be copied only under the terms of either the Artistic License or the
> GNU General Public License, which may be found in the Perl 5 source kit.

> Complete documentation for Perl, including FAQ lists, should be found on
> this system using `man perl' or `perldoc perl'.  If you have access to the
> Internet, point your browser at, the Perl Home Page.

> I download Tk800.023 from CPAN.
> I had to play around with the 
> Makefile and the location of 
> the X11 header files.

> Once I got past that mess
> I got linker errors :(

> Has anyone installed
> for Cygwin?

There is a patch needed.
See for a link to Tk800.023, please.
There are a precompiled version, patched sources, the patch and a
README which explains the details.

There is also one place to look if your favourite module is ported: and choose cygwin
(first cygwin entry from top), there is a list about more than 400
reports about perl modules I built, some with patches.

e.g Tk:

NOTE: The 'macid's' change from time to time, so if this link doesn't
work, go back to the first CPAN link above and choose cygwin there.

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