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February 21, 2012 17:08
Re: installhtml broken for latest perls on win32 (VC6)
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> Thank you for continuing to look at this.
> With that patch applied, it now works for me ... but, gee, it's slow.
> I find that 'dmake install' now takes about 2 hours to create the html 
> documentation - I haven't timed it before, but it didn't used to take 
> anywhere near that long. (This is on Windows Vista64, Athlon dual-core, 
> port of gcc-4.5.2.)

With 5.15.8 this is fixed - 'dmake install' takes only a few minutes.
Thanks Marc.

> Not only that, but many of the links in the generated html are now broken 
> (which wasn't the case with 5.14.0).
> For example the link to perlapi at the bottom of my perlguts webpage is:
> file:///c|/_64/bleadperl/html/C:/comp/perl-5.15.7/pod/perlapi.html
> and similarly for the other 3 links at the bottom of that webpage.
> The "C:/comp/perl-5.15.7/" (which was my build directory) needs to be 
> stripped out.

However, with 5.15.8 the links are still malformed as per the above.


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