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Re: [PATCH: perl@9885] win32/Makefile (nmake) update

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Gurusamy Sarathy
April 29, 2001 17:53
Re: [PATCH: perl@9885] win32/Makefile (nmake) update
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On Sun, 29 Apr 2001 10:58:25 PDT, Prymmer/Kahn wrote:
>Unfortunately for my testing here is what I see trying to use
>Sarathy's modified along with MS VC 5 (which
>may be an unkosher combination since the dmake recommendations
>in README.win32 imply that one would opt for dmake if you were using
>Borland and you would use nmake if you were using MSVC):

Not really the case, at least in 5.6.1.  I use dmake with VC just fine
here, but haven't tried the 5.7.x makefiles recently.

>So apparently dmake cannot recognize basic %COMSPEC% builtins like
>`del` and `copy`.

Probably because you haven't set the SHELL line in the configuration


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