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[perl #120847] README suggestion related to missing perl before a reboot

From:
James E Keenan via RT
Date:
December 23, 2013 00:29
Subject:
[perl #120847] README suggestion related to missing perl before a reboot
Message ID:
rt-4.0.18-27705-1387758580-177.120847-15-0@perl.org
On Sun Dec 22 13:15:17 2013, hj@BridgeportContractor.com wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Thanks for Perl!  I used it many years ago, and now find it back on my
> system.
>
> In the README it says:
>
>     * In the command prompt window you can:
>
>        1. run any perl script by launching
>
>           c:\> perl c:\path\to\script.pl
>
>     ...
>
>
> *But I think it first needs to say*:
>
>     * First reboot Windows to install the system 'path' to perl.
>
>     * Then in any command prompt window (a DOS box) you can:
>
>        1. run a perl script by launching
>
>           c:\> perl c:\path\to\script.pl"
>     ...
>
>
> Without the reboot it comes back and says, "perl is not found."
>
> -- Howard
>
>
>

I searched the Perl 5 source code for the string 'In the command prompt window you can' and could not locate it.

1. Can you identify the file in which this string occurs?

2. Are you using a packaging of Perl on Windows such as Active Perl or Strawberry Perl?  If so, then that phrase might occur in a README from one of those packages.  The place to suggest a change in wording would then be at the packager's bug tracker.

3. Please include the output of 'perl -V' in your bug report.  It helps us track down bugs faster.

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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