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Re: problem reproducing perl-Error build

Eric Blake <eblake <at>> writes:
> cygwin warning:
>   MS-DOS style path detected: \Users\Administrator
>   Preferred POSIX equivalent is: /cygdrive/c/Users/Administrator
>   CYGWIN environment variable option "nodosfilewarning" turns off this
> warning.
>   Consult the user's guide for more details about POSIX paths:
> Created MYMETA.yml and MYMETA.json
> Creating new 'Build' script for 'Error' version '0.17019'
> Module::Build version 0.39 required--this is only version 0.38 at Build
> line 41.
> *** ERROR: Module::Build build failed
> This raises several questions:
> 1. What is going wrong in cygport and/or perl's Module::Build that is
> triggering the nodosfile warning?

You need a newer Module::Build (I'm currently at 0.4205).  If you build this
version of Error you'll also find that it fails the test suite...

> 2. How did someone else (Yaakov?) build the 64-bit package?  Why is it
> not reproducible using self-hosted stock cygwin?

The dependencies don't care about versions unfortunately.

> 3. Any chance the perl Module::Build shipped in cygwin perl can be
> bumped to a newer version?

inform " Build of perl-Module-Build requires"
inform "   $_ml"
for _m in $_ml; do
  check_perl_module $_m || warning " Perl module $_m is missing from build
if ! check_perl_module $_ml; then
  error " At least one required perl module is missing."
DESCRIPTION="Perl distribution Module-Build, providing Perl modules:
Module::Build Module::Build::Base Module::Build::Compat
Module::Build::Config Module::Build::Cookbook Module::Build::Dumper
Module::Build::ModuleInfo Module::Build::Notes Module::Build::PPMMaker
Module::Build::Platform::Default Module::Build::Platform::MacOS
Module::Build::Platform::Unix Module::Build::Platform::VMS
Module::Build::Platform::VOS Module::Build::Platform::Windows
Module::Build::Platform::aix Module::Build::Platform::cygwin
Module::Build::Platform::darwin Module::Build::Platform::os2
Module::Build::PodParser Module::Build::Version Module::Build::YAML
inc::latest inc::latest::private.

Build and install Perl modules."


inherit perl


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