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Reini Urban
March 6, 2007 11:22
Re: $Win32::VERSION problem
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2007/2/28, Jerry D. Hedden <>:
> 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.

No problem for me.
(I'm the cygwin maintainer.)

When the new perl cygwin maintainer announces an updated cygwin perl release,
I will coordinate a libwin32 update also.
I just need one day in advance.
Reini Urban    

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