Updated: perl-5.10.1-3

Reini Urban rurban@x-ray.at
Mon Mar 1 17:51:00 GMT 2010

perl has been updated to 5.10.1-3 to fix the Cwd issue with 5.10.1-2.
No binaries have been changed, besides some vendor_perl upgrades. See below.
It has been successfully tested with 700 CPAN modules.

Changes since the last perl-5.10.1-2:
- added "CYG25 use same image-base when exchanging privlib dlls"
   This means that updating XS modules might need much less rebaseall
   runs, esp. the Compress::Raw modules.
- removed CYG26-Cwd-svk patch by Elliot Moss for svk. svk has to be
   fixed instead
- added helperscript /usr/bin/perlrebase
- build script stabilizations
   - added install_vendor support for Build.PL (Test::Pod)
   - proper exit on install_vendor make failure
   - install updated CPAN core packages not into vendor, no shadowing:
     ExtUtils-ParseXS-* ExtUtils-CBuilder-* IO-Compress-*
     Compress-Raw-Bzip-* Pod-Escapes-* Pod-Simple-* CPAN-1* Digest-SHA-*
     Module-Build-* Math-BigInt-FastCalc-* File-Temp-*
     @INC "shadowing" prevents effective cpan updates of those
     core modules
- moved html docs to perl_manpages pkg
- CORE modules updated:
     Compress-Raw-Bzip2-2.024 IO-Compress-2.024 Compress-Raw-Zlib-2.024
     Module-Build-0.3603 ExtUtils-CBuilder-0.2702 ExtUtils-ParseXS-2.2203
- vendor_perl modules updated:
   Test-Pod-1.41 YAML-0.71 IO-CaptureOutput-1.1102 File-HomeDir-0.89
   URI-1.52 Net-DNS-0.66 CPAN-Reporter-1.1711 File-Find-Rule-0.32
   Data-Compare-1.22 PAR-Dist-0.47
- setup.hint requires libssp0 added


See http://www.perl.org/
ChangeLog:     http://perldoc.perl.org/perldelta.html
Cygwin README: http://perldoc.perl.org/perlcygwin.html
CYGWIN vendor patches at

Vendor patches for 5.10.1-3:
* 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 (invalid message burned into cygperl5_10.dll)
* Bug#55162 File::Spec::case_tolerant performance
* disable ExtUtils::MakeMaker::Coverage in Sys-Syslog

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
for 5.10.
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.

# get the list of installed 5.8 modules
$ perl -MExtUtils::Installed \
   -e'print join("\n", new ExtUtils::Installed->modules)' > module.list

# 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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