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From:
Serguei Trouchelle
Date:
December 6, 2011 20:28
Subject:
Re: The CPAN Morass
Message ID:
4EDEEB68.8000301@cpan.org
Dana Hudes wrote:

> Actually while a port of gcc is available of Windows, that is not acceptable for native Windows Perl. That has to be compiled by the MS compiler Visual Studio C/C++.

There are many ports. MinGW can be used with MSVC-compiled Perl, because both compilers use the same runtime library. 
You cannot do this out of the blue though, there should be some adjustments. For those who interested, ActivePerl 
successfully implemented support of both compilers at the same time.

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Serguei Trouchelle

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