Win32Core module question

Reini Urban
Wed Sep 12 20:09:00 GMT 2007

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes schrieb:
> On Mon, September 10, 2007 12:34 pm, Reini Urban wrote:
>> 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 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 noticed the situations when John asked about this last week at
> and I started to email you,
> but then got distracted.  I'm glad someone ended up getting in
> touch with you.
> You should be able to just remove the win32/ext/Win32/ files and include
> the win32/ext/Win32 files from maint and change MANIFEST accordingly.
> Pedantically, it would also be nice to use the Configure patch in

Thanks for the pointers.

> Win32API::File is still in libwin32, since even for MSWin32 builds
> it won't move to the core till 5.8.9, correct?

Correct. Win32API::File will be in core starting with the next 5.10.0

And I wonder what will be faster. Rebuilding 5.8.8-5 or finalizing 
5.10.0-1. IMHO just the threaded eval "bla" showstopper has to be fixed.
Reini Urban

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