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RE: (setup.ini) autoconf requires Perl?
- From: "Robinow, David" <drobinow at dayton dot adroit dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 13:46:35 -0400
- Subject: RE: (setup.ini) autoconf requires Perl?
> From: Patrick J. LoPresti [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Subject: Re: (setup.ini) autoconf requires Perl?
> Heuristics are often a poor design. The author of the Perl code knows
> which version she wants; she should have a way to specify it.
> "perl" vs. "perl.exe" is not a perfect solution, but it is at least as
> good as any of the others I have seen.
/proc/registry/HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Perl/BinDir contains the path to
points to it indirectly)
Somebody more industrious than I could write a script to invoke it.
Once you find yourself in perl, $^O returns "MSWin32" for ActivePerl and
"cygwin" for guess what.
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