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[perl #55162] Re: File::Spec Cygwin/Win32 case_tolerant improvement

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Steve Peters via RT
June 2, 2008 05:28
[perl #55162] Re: File::Spec Cygwin/Win32 case_tolerant improvement
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On Sun Jun 01 06:09:03 2008, rurban wrote:
> File::Spec Cygwin/Win32 case_tolerant improvement patches for 5.10 and
> blead are attached, which fix bug #55162.
> The Module-Build tests in core, like
> lib/CPANPLUS/Dist/Build/t/02_CPANPLUS-Dist-Build.t
> went from 5minutes to 10 seconds.
> Initially I searched for accessing not-available network paths like //
> as in the recent
> Module::Install patch, but it was just accessive usage of run-time
> eval {require Win32API:::File}
> and unnecessary case_tolerant calls.

From the 5.11 patch...

+  my $drive = shift || "C:";Accepts on optional drive-letter argument.

I don't believe this code will compile after the patch is applied.  Can
you please double-check your code, and provide a new patch.


Steve Peters

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