Perl on Cygwin?

Reini Urban
Mon Sep 19 01:30:00 GMT 2011

tedthetool schrieb:
> So I'm trying to run the config file for a program in Cygwin, but it says I
> need Perl 5 before I can proceed.
> I've searched through cygwin packages, I don't see a Perl package, only
> ancillary packages. I type "perl -v" in cygwin and perl is not recognized.
> So where do I get Perl for cygwin? I've gone through the same thing for
> msys... perl is nowhere to be found.

The Perl package is called perl, the category of all Perl packages is 
called Perl. Not so hard to find, eh?
Reini Urban
cygwin perl maintainer

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