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RE: $Win32::VERSION problem

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Jerry D. Hedden
February 28, 2007 13:00
RE: $Win32::VERSION problem
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Jan Dubois wrote:
> One thing we could do, at least for maint, is duplicate
> the old code from win32/win32.c in Win32CORE and remove
> the version check for Win32.
> I can make a patch for this later this week, but I don't
> think it should end up in blead (except maybe for
> testing), because this would be essentially dead bloat.

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
> I'd rather not have this even in maint - there really
> doesn't seem to any reason to do it.  Is there anything I
> can do to help get new libwin32 and Win32 distributions
> out?

Why not have this in maint?  Currently, the Cygwin
distribution installs a copy of Win32CORE into the Perl
distribution before compiling.  Adding the Win32 stuff to
maint would eliminate this.

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