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August 11, 2009 06:18
Re: RE: 5.10.1-RC1 Test::Harness ruins @INC
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jan Dubois" <>

>> > +        GetLongPathNameW(modulename, modulename, 
>> > sizeof(modulename)/sizeof(WCHAR));
> [...]
>> No good, I'm afraid.
> Sorry, my bad.  Please replace all 3 occurances of "modulename" above with 
> "fullname".

Yes, that now works fine. @INC is as it should be.

Blardy hell .... all of this because Windows accommodates a user bug that 
allows whitespace in directory names ... and because some people feel 
committed to find a workaround for that bug.

> Or maybe we should discuss if there is any point
> in trying to pretend that we still support Windows 9X.  And if we can drop 
> 9X,
> then I would like to drop NT as well. Nobody is running those systems 
> anymore,
> so I think it should be fine to say that Perl 5.10 is the last version 
> that still
> supports these obsolete versions.

IMHO, both Windows 98 and NT support should be dropped. (Nothing to discuss 


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