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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: perl-5.10.1-2
- From: Reini Urban <rurban at x-ray dot at>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2009 09:47:35 +0100
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: perl-5.10.1-2
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
perl has been updated to 5.10.1-2 to fix issues with 5.10.1-1
Changes since the last perl-5.10.1-1:
- setup.hint requires fixed for expat
- missing XML::Parser added, caused by missing libexpat-devel.
Thanks to Yaakov
- Cwd svk patch by Eliot Moss
Cygwin README: http://perldoc.perl.org/perlcygwin.html
CYGWIN vendor patches at
Vendor patches for 5.10.1-2:
* CYG11 Empty .bs files are not generated anymore
* CYG12 no archlib in otherlibdirs
* CYG14 Dynaloader
* CYG15 static-Win32CORE
* CYG17 utf8-paths
* CYG21 LibList-Kid.patch
* CYG22 cygwin-1.7 hints
* CYG23 544-stat
* CYG24 build man pages
* CYG26 Cwd for svk
* Bug#55162 File::Spec::case_tolerant performance
* disable ExtUtils::MakeMaker::Coverage in Sys-Syslog
The patch "CYG25 use same image-base when exchanging privlib dlls" was
reverted as it was too fragile. This means that updating core modules
into arch might still require a rebaseall, esp. the Compress::Raw modules.
Update recommendations from 5.8:
Since 5.10 is not installed in parallel to 5.8 (it is possible, but not
with this package), all your old 5.8 modules will need to be reinstalled
Your old 5.8 modules are not deleted, just not accessible to 5.10.
Non-binary packages can be used by adding /usr/lib/perl5/site_lib/5.8 to
your @INC, but the below procedure is recommended to get the latest
version for each installed package.
This will not harm most of your previous 5.8 modules in case you want to
switch back to 5.8, just the /bin scripts might get overwritten.
BEFORE INSTALLATION of 5.10 !
# get the list of installed 5.8 modules
$ perl -MExtUtils::Installed \
-e'print join("\n", new ExtUtils::Installed->modules)' > module.list
AFTER INSTALLATION of 5.10 !
# install all previous modules for 5.10
$ cpan `cat module.list`
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
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