Update: perl-Win32-GUI, perl-libwin32

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes sthoenna@efn.org
Tue Feb 15 20:31:00 GMT 2005

On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 07:41:13PM +0100, Reini Urban wrote:
> Reini Urban schrieb:
> >Ok, I fixed all cygwin issues. vendor, pid's, rebased, better pm_to_blib
> >patch.

Thanks a lot for taking this on, by the way.

> ....
> >PS: Some cygwin-specific patches don't work OOTB with MSVC, so I have to
> >fix some more in the upcoming huge upstream patch.
> >And some libwin32 tests require Administrator.
> Suddenly Jan Dubois released an updated libwin32-0.24 at CPAN today, 
> containing the current ActiveState status (
> What should I do?
> Make a new one based on this immediately, or wait a bit until
> 0.191 is out?

Depends on you, really.  If you want to take the effort to update to the
new version, despite there being little change, that would be good, but
it sounds like there will be more new versions out in not that long, so
waiting wouldn't hurt either.

There was an unanswered request for a new clamav on the main list a week
ago.  If you aren't waiting for something upstream for that, that may
be a better use of your time.

> This contains none of our patches so far, but he said that he will be 
> responsive in the near future. Fine.
> At the first glance 0.24 brings almost nothing new compared to 0.191
> It's a bit a problem because site_perl overrides vendor_perl, and if 
> someone installs libwin32 via CPAN our modules are gone.

If someone manages to get libwin32 installed via CPAN, they probably
know what they are doing.  I wouldn't worry about it.

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