Perl 5.14.2 seems to expect gcc-4

Reini Urban
Thu Aug 2 17:38:00 GMT 2012

On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Aaron Schneider wrote:
> 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.

Sure. But Yakoov explicitly wanted a perl independent from perl_vendor.
Reini Urban

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