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Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes
February 26, 2007 08:15
Re: $Win32::VERSION problem
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Steve Hay wrote:
> I just tried building libwin32-0.26 using an installed copy of the
> current bleadperl, and got this error:
> Win32 version 0.270 (v0.270.0) required--this is only version 0.260
> (v0.260.0) at c:\perl\lib/File/ line 273.
> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted.
> NMAKE : fatal error U1077: 'C:\perl\bin\perl.exe' : return code '0x2'
> Stop.
> NMAKE : fatal error U1077: '"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual
> Studio\VC98\Bin\N
> MAKE.EXE"' : return code '0x2'
> Stop.
> I can't quite get my head round what's gone wrong. Current bleadperl
> says $Win32::VERSION is 0.27 and libwin32-0.26 says 0.26, but current
> maintperl says 0.2601 and doesn't experience the same problem!
> Is it something to do with having just moved win32/ext/Win32API/File to
> ext/Win32API/File ? That's the main thing in this area that is currently
> different between blead and maint.

There is a bigger difference than that.  As of last December
(, the CORE
routines moved from win32/win32.c into Win32.xs.  Jan's evil plan
( addresses
the problem you are seeing in (as yet undone) step 5.

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