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RE: Perl Compress-Zlib-1.21 Cygwin install trouble (DLL)

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Paul Marquess
May 17, 2003 13:19
RE: Perl Compress-Zlib-1.21 Cygwin install trouble (DLL)
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Thanks Jari, I think you reported this to me before, and I put something
into the README file about it, but I forgot to make the change to

I've enclosed a new version of Makefile.PL. If you get a chance can you see
if it works ok on cygwin?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jari Aalto []
> Sent: 17 May 2003 13:28
> To: Paul Marquess
> Cc:
> Subject: Perl Compress-Zlib-1.21 Cygwin install trouble (DLL)
>     Hi,
>     I was installing Zlib through CPAN shell and ran into DLL
>     unlink problem,. If possible, could you display a message to user
>     that it's impossible to install Zlib completerly from cpan
>     prompt. Something like:
>     "In Cygwin environment Windows cannot delete active DLLs.
>      Therefore to to complete Zlib install, exit the
>      CPAN prompt, and run 'make install' by hand under directory
>      ~/.cpan/build/Compress-Zlip-VERSION/."
>     See
>     I'm CC'ing this to Perl 5 porters as well, so that possible
>     other developers hear about this Win32/Cygwin problem as well.
>     Jari

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