Perl 5.14.2 seems to expect gcc-4

Aaron Schneider
Thu Aug 2 04:44:00 GMT 2012

On 01/08/2012 19:46, Reini Urban wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 10:46 AM, Matt Seitz (matseitz) wrote:
>> 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

Since a lot of people are having issues because 'perl_vendor' is not 
installed when should, wouldn't be better to set perl_vendor as a 
mandatory dependency of perl so just everyone gets it installed? I guess 
package size won't be an issue.

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