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Re: [PATCH] Move Win32.pm/Win32.xs from libwin32 module to core Perl

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From:
H.Merijn Brand
Date:
March 21, 2004 10:05
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] Move Win32.pm/Win32.xs from libwin32 module to core Perl
Message ID:
20040321190415.0307.H.M.BRAND@hccnet.nl
On Sun 21 Mar 2004 18:59, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <sthoenna@efn.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 21, 2004 at 01:33:13PM +0100, "H.Merijn Brand" <h.m.brand@hccnet.nl> wrote:
> > On Sun 21 Mar 2004 06:05, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <sthoenna@efn.org> wrote:
> > 
> > Moved to the perl5-build list
> 
> I'd neved heard of this list.  It doesn't seem to be listed at
> lists.perl.org ??

It isn't. I've mailed Elaine, but got no reply

> > Color me unix centered if you like, but to be honoust I don't have the
> > faintest idea what you're talking about :)
> > 
> > I'm the Configure pumpking/maintainer, and open to every improvement, but I
> > first want to understand what and why
> > 
> > The current state is that OS specific stuff is in root/OS, like VMS, OS2 and
> > win32. I don't see (yet) why win32 should be moved to ext/
> > 
> > What do I miss?
> 
> The Win32 module should be built for both root=win32 and root=cygwin.

Ahh, like an extension?

> (A patched version both of the stuff from libwin32 and the built-in
> Win32 XS stuff from win32/win32.c are current available separately for
> cygwin, but the changes should be integrated.)

Hmm, sounds resonable. Plans?

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