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From:
Darin
Date:
August 8, 2008 06:26
Subject:
Re: Using pp to generate exe from pl in a cygwin env
Message ID:
a226cf690808080611sb3a837ape2c81d169aff3f3d@mail.gmail.com
Hi Bob,

After doing the force installation did pp for you?

I would appreciate it if you can provide the details re install including
the wrong dll.

Thanks.

-Darin

On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 4:42 AM, bob davis <bob@bobsbits.net> wrote:

> I dont know about your error you are getting when executing pp.
> I do know that when executing cpan to install a package there is an option
> to force the installation to happen even if "make test" fails.
> That is as far as I got.
>
> I did identify the line of code that was failing during the install that
> was including the wrong dll(perl). I found this because strawberry perl was
> including the wrong dll and I needed to fix it. Fixing it would only include
> cygperl5_8.dll, you would still need the other cygwin dll's to get the exe
> to work.
>
> Tell me if you want more details about any of this.
>
>
>
>
> Darin wrote:
>
>> Hi Robert,
>> What do you mean by force install? Can you give me your steps for working
>> around this problem and solving the packaging issue for pp?
>>
>> Did you also see the error I sent after executing pp?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> -Darin
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 7:55 AM, Darin <d.t.rajan@ieee.org> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>> Hi Again,
>>>
>>> I am receiving the following error when trying to generate a windows
>>> binary:
>>>
>>> $ pp -o cgsutil.exe cgsutil.pl
>>> PAR::StrippedPARL::Static->get_raw() did not return the raw binary
>>> data for a PAR loader at /usr/lib/perl5/5.8/PAR/StrippedPARL/Base.pm
>>> line 141, <DATA> line 1.
>>> Could not write temporary parl (class PAR::StrippedPARL::Static) to
>>> file '/tmp/parlQgiI.exe' at
>>> /usr/lib/perl5/5.8/PAR/StrippedPARL/Base.pm line 65, <DATA> line 1.
>>> /usr/bin/pp: Failed to extract a parl from 'PAR::StrippedPARL::Static'
>>> to file 'parlZOC8Q64.exe' at /usr/lib/perl5/5.8/PAR/Packer.pm line
>>> 1157, <DATA> line 1.
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>> -Darin
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 7:53 AM, Darin <d.t.rajan@ieee.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> Any help on this would help loads.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> There was one error from make test.
>>>>
>>>> $ make test
>>>> make[1]: Entering directory `/cygdrive/c/dev/PAR-Packer-0.980/myldr'
>>>> /usr/bin/perl5.8.7.exe -e "chmod(oct('0600'),
>>>> '../blib/lib/PAR/StrippedPARL/Static.pm');"
>>>> /usr/bin/perl5.8.7.exe encode_append.pl ./static.exe
>>>> ../blib/lib/PAR/StrippedPARL/Static.pm
>>>> /usr/bin/perl5.8.7.exe -e "chmod(oct('0444'),
>>>> '../blib/lib/PAR/StrippedPARL/Static.pm');"
>>>> /usr/bin/perl5.8.7.exe -e "chmod(oct('0600'),
>>>> '../blib/lib/PAR/StrippedPARL/Dynamic.pm');"
>>>> /usr/bin/perl5.8.7.exe encode_append.pl ./par.exe
>>>> ../blib/lib/PAR/StrippedPARL/Dynamic.pm
>>>> /usr/bin/perl5.8.7.exe -e "chmod(oct('0444'),
>>>> '../blib/lib/PAR/StrippedPARL/Dynamic.pm');"
>>>> make[1]: Leaving directory `/cygdrive/c/dev/PAR-Packer-0.980/myldr'
>>>> /cygdrive/c/cygwin/bin/perl5.8.7.exe "-MExtUtils::Command::MM" "-e"
>>>> "test_harness(0, 'inc', 'blib/lib', 'blib/arch')" t/00-pod.t
>>>> t/10-parl-generation.t  t/20-pp.t t/30-current_exec.t
>>>> t/00-pod................skipped
>>>>      all skipped: Set environment variable PERL_TEST_POD=1 to test POD
>>>> t/10-parl-generation....ok
>>>> t/20-pp.................skipped
>>>>      all skipped: '/usr/bin/perl5.8.7.exe' not found
>>>> t/30-current_exec.......# Please wait
>>>> t/30-current_exec.......ok 2/4
>>>> #   Failed test 'Found the same file via PATH and full path'
>>>> #   at t/30-current_exec.t line 52.
>>>> #          got: ''
>>>> #     expected: '0 = /cygdrive/c/dev/PAR-Packer-0.980/t/test-10.exec
>>>> # PAR_PROGNAME = /cygdrive/c/dev/PAR-Packer-0.980/t/test-10.exec
>>>> # PAR_TEMP =
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> /cygdrive/c/dev/PAR-Packer-0.980/t-tmp/par-drajan/cache-666d1f82b13c125a43eab90caed18f57
>>>
>>>
>>>> # exec =
>>>> # '
>>>> t/30-current_exec.......NOK 3# Looks like you failed 1 test of 4.
>>>> t/30-current_exec.......dubious
>>>>      Test returned status 1 (wstat 256, 0x100)
>>>> DIED. FAILED test 3
>>>>      Failed 1/4 tests, 75.00% okay (less 1 skipped test: 2 okay, 50.00%)
>>>> Failed Test         Stat Wstat Total Fail  Failed  List of Failed
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>>
>>>> t/30-current_exec.t    1   256     4    1  25.00%  3
>>>> 2 tests and 1 subtest skipped.
>>>> Failed 1/4 test scripts, 75.00% okay. 1/35 subtests failed, 97.14% okay.
>>>> make: *** [test_dynamic] Error 14
>>>>
>>>> I thought the issue for locating perl bin on a Win32 machine was
>>>> resolved in a previous release.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>>> -Darin
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>>> From: Steffen Mueller <smueller@ma2geo.mathematik.uni-karlsruhe.de>
>>>> Date: Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 4:56 AM
>>>> Subject: Re: Using pp to generate exe from pl in a cygwin env
>>>> To: Darin <d.t.rajan@ieee.org>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi Darin,
>>>>
>>>> I'm sorry, I can't help you. First and foremost, I do not have an
>>>> instance of cygwin nor any other win32 perl. You'd be *much* better off
>>>> writing to the PAR mailing list as advertised in the PAR documentation.
>>>> There's cygwin users on that list and the likelihood of receiving a
>>>> timely response is much greater, too.
>>>>
>>>> That being said, it's very important that you include a description of
>>>> how you installed the module, potentially with a log.
>>>>
>>>> The error you're facing is one from the make time. A "make test" run
>>>> would have showed you that the installation is broken:
>>>> PAR::StrippedPARL::Static (and ::Dynamic) is a container for the par
>>>> loader without bootstrapping modules that is generated during make time.
>>>> When you run pp, a copy of that "parl" binary is normally written to
>>>> disk and then augmented with the newest, installed version of the
>>>> necessary bootstrapping modules (PAR, Archive::Zip and friends). In your
>>>> installed version of the container module, there's obviously no parl.
>>>>
>>>> Hope this helps a bit.
>>>>
>>>> Best regards,
>>>> Steffen
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>

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