Perl 5.14.2 seems to expect gcc-4

Reini Urban
Wed Aug 1 18:37:00 GMT 2012

On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 10:46 AM, Matt Seitz (matseitz) wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 11:12 AM, Nikolai Weibull wrote:
>> >
>> > Cygwin updated perl to 5.14.2 on my system and now I can’t compile
>> > XML::LibXML.  It seems that
>> >
>> > c:\lib\perl5\5.14\i686-cygwin-threads-64int\
>> >
>> > expects cc to be gcc-4.  Gcc-4 doesn’t exist yet, it seems.  What’s
>> > going on here?
>> Sorry, scratch that, gcc-4 is available.  I got confused by the separate
>> version schemes (which I realize are necessary, but easy to miss when
>> you’re a bit stressed out.)
> Did Cygwin "setup.exe" prompt you to install the "gcc-4" package when you updated perl?
> I thought "setup.exe" would prompt the user if any additional packages needed to be installed.

no. gcc-4, make and more are not automatically installed with perl.
you will only need when you compile your own XS packages with cpan.

XML::LibXML is included in the new package perl_vendor
Reini Urban

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