Gerrit P. Haase
Mon Feb 28 13:29:00 GMT 2005

Ariel Burbaickij wrote:

> Hello mailing list participants,
> xchat in binary form as provided by cygnome requires libperl.dll  in
> some particular
> version (5.6.1) in my case. File is not available in my installation
> and the version
> of perl used is considerably higher 5.8. So well the simple symlink
> from libperl.5.8.1.dll.a
> work or is the required version the only thing that will be accepted.
> If yes, is anyone
> aware of any trustworthy places where I can get it?

5.6.x perl releases are outdated and no longer supported.

You cannot copy the 5.8 perl DLL to substitute 5.6 perl because:
  1. the rest of perl-5.6.x is no longer available
  2. 5.6 and 5.8 are not binary compatible

Rebuild xchat against the latest perl.


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