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Re: [ID 20011230.002] NOT OK: Perl@13943 on djgpp

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
December 30, 2001 09:26
Re: [ID 20011230.002] NOT OK: Perl@13943 on djgpp
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On Sun, Dec 30, 2001 at 02:02:33PM +0100, Philip Newton wrote:
> Hi, I downloaded the latest Perl snapshot and configure failed very near
> the start with "I can't find cat anywhere".
> Apparently, it looks in a standard set of paths (e.g. /usr/bin etc.) but
> does not look at $PATH.

The "standard set of paths" is rather extensive... where *is* your cat?

> Also, the line   _exe=''    looks suspicious, since my cat is
> 'D:/djgpp/bin/cat.exe' .

_exe is set by the cygwin hints file.

> Cheers,
> Philip

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        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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