Perl-5.10.README: outdated information
Sat Nov 27 17:43:00 GMT 2010
2010/11/27 Gerrit P. Haase:
> the Perl README states:
> - The CPAN repository and build directory *must* reside in a path
> mounted in binmode:
> mount -s -b -f c:/cygwin/home/username/.cpan /home/username/.cpan
> mount -u -b -f c:/cygwin/home/username/.cpan /home/username/.cpan
> where username is your home path and cygwin / windows username.
> After mounting like this it should work with only few warnings or
> completely without problems, depending on your environment settings
> for the CYGWIN variable.
Thanks for the reminder.
> I just noticed this, no idea if it is still needed, and which command
> to issue to ensure the binmode option for the CPAN path.
text is new a POSIX-conformant option to mount, and hopefully nobody uses it
in /usr/src. But better be precise.
The mount option -o text is invalid for the perl src and ~/.cpan paths
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