perl 5.8.6

Gerrit P. Haase
Sun Jan 9 17:18:00 GMT 2005

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 11:30:53AM -0800, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
>>Gerrit, I've hoped to have some time to work on Win32:: stuff on the
>>perl side, but haven't gotten around to it.  For 5.8.6, could you give
>>a try to including the Win32CORE module from the perl-libwin32 package
>>as a static extension and the Win32 module as a dynamic extension (and
>>bootstrap Win32CORE in cygwin.c)?  If it works, that would make cygwin
>>have equivalent to what's in win32 perl.
> Here's the Win32CORE part.  I'd really like to see the builtin Win32::
> functions be available in the cygwin perl, and this seems the easiest
> way to do it for just a cygwin release, but in the longer term I'm
> really hoping to get the equivalent (only newer now) code in from the
> regular win32 perl build shared between win32 and cygwin by the time
> 5.8.7 is ready.  AIUI cutoff for that will be February 1st.
> This patch should apply to the perl-5.8.6 source, and the tarball has
> the new files for the Win32CORE extension.  Those are taken verbatim
> from the perl-libwin32 package, except that I added a "no warnings
> "redefine"' to the so those who use it don't get warnings.
> I didn't make it just a no-op in case there are people sharing modules
> between different versions of perl.

Hmmm, getting this error:

   Skipping lib/auto/Win32CORE/Win32CORE.a (directory does not exist)


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