Win32Core module question
Mon Sep 10 19:34:00 GMT 2007
John Neil schrieb:
> Thanks. For now I installed the previous version of the Cygwin
> perl-libwin32 package, but I agree there should be some way to access
> the non-core Win32 routines that were previously available without
> having to install the Win32 module yourself.
Oops, I seem to have forgot my promise to add Win32.pm to CORE,
when Jan removed it from libwin32.
perl-libwin32-0.26 has it. perl-libwin32-0.27 not anymore.
perl-5.8.8 needs another update, sorry.
Our quality process is really bad.
> I'm happy to beta test any changes.
> *From:* Jan Dubois [mailto:email@example.com]
> *Sent:* Monday, September 10, 2007 12:06 PM
> *To:* John Neil
> *Cc:* 'Reini Urban'
> *Subject:* RE: Win32Core module question
> Hi John,
> Sorry for the slow response; I was extremely busy the whole last week
> and didnÂ’t reply to most non-work email.
> I have CCÂ’ed this message to Reini, who is the Cygwin maintainer for the
> Perl packages and might have a better idea what is going on.
> From my point of view it looks like this: The perl-libwin32 package was
> updated to version 0.27, which no longer contains the Win32 module, but
> there is no separate perl-win32 package.
> IÂ’m somewhat surprised that this hasnÂ’t come up earlier. The best way
> forward from my point of view would be to build a new
> perl-libwin32-0.27-2 package that includes Win32. This will then need
> to be removed again once Cygwin updates to Perl 5.8.9 or 5.10.
> *From:* John Neil [mailto:JNeil@nvidia.com]
> *Sent:* September 5, 2007 10:25 AM
> *To:* firstname.lastname@example.org
> *Subject:* Win32Core module question
> You're listed at the owner of the CPAN Perl module Win32, so I'm
> hoping you can answer a Cygwin-related question about it.
> I'm working on updating a release of Cygwin we use internally at
> NVIDIA. I've written a Perl script to auto-configure Cygwin after
> installation that uses these non-core Win32 module functions:
> In our current version of Cygwin (1.5.21-2) one gains access to these
> functions with:
> use Win32;
> However, in the latest version of Cygwin (1.5.24-2), the Win32.pm
> module does not exist. The Win32 CORE functions can now be accessed
> directly without loading the module, but the non-core functions don't
> appear to exist anywhere. I grepped the entire Perl install for the
> routines that they don't show up. I installed the complete Cygwin
> 1.5.24-2 package list and they still don't appear. How does one access
> them? I can't install Win32 from CPAN on the fly because the system
> may not have network access when it is configured by my script. Does my
> script have to include it's own local copy of the Win32 module?
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