how to "re-enable" perl after 5.32 install; how to reinstall all perl-mods?

Brian Inglis
Wed Jun 2 04:32:41 GMT 2021

On 2021-06-01 20:57, L A Walsh wrote:
> This is getting really icky...
> updated cygwin and it reinstalled a new version of perl,
> but when I try to run any perl progs nothing runs (see below).
> So I'd like to try to reinstall all the cygwin
> perl-mods that I have installed.
> How can I select "all" among the perl mods? and install?
> I can select for only the "installed" perl mods, but how can
> I tell it to reinstall all of them?
> According to /etc/setup, there are about 202 modules that need
> to be reinstalled, but I don't see howto tell setup to re-install
> all the "installed" modules (so I can be sure they are all "refreshed".

$ grep ^perl- /etc/setup/installed.db | cut -d' ' -f1 | paste -d, -s 
$ wget -NP /tmp/
$ cygstart /tmp/setup-x86_64 -fgnqrP \
   `grep ^perl- /etc/setup/installed.db | cut -d' ' -f1 | paste -d, -s`

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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