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Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes
March 22, 2004 02:29
Re: [PATCH] Move from libwin32 module to core Perl
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On Sun, Mar 21, 2004 at 01:33:13PM +0100, "H.Merijn Brand" <> wrote:
> On Sun 21 Mar 2004 06:05, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <> wrote:
> Moved to the perl5-build list

I'd neved heard of this list.  It doesn't seem to be listed at ??
> 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.

(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.)

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