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Re: [perl #132802] Error when compiling perl on windows 8.1 inlib\unicore\mktables

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From:
Tomasz Konojacki
Date:
February 3, 2018 20:04
Subject:
Re: [perl #132802] Error when compiling perl on windows 8.1 inlib\unicore\mktables
Message ID:
20180203210415.62B1.5C4F47F8@xenu.pl
On Sat, 03 Feb 2018 07:45:27 -0800
"James E Keenan via RT" <perlbug-followup@perl.org> wrote:

> 
> I've never tried to build perl from source on Windows, but I've been building perl from source on various Unix-ish platforms for years.  At no time have I ever had to tinker with the content of the makefile.  I've rarely had to peer into the content of 'makefile' or 'Makefile'.
> 
> Moreover, since the generated 'makefile' and 'Makefile' (on Linux, at least) are not under version control, I'm puzzled as to what effect 'git reset --hard' would have.
> 
> Thank you very much.

Under Windows Makefile is *not* automatically generated and there's no
such thing as 'Configure'. Makefile is located in win32/Makefile or
win32/GNUMakefile.

Windows build process is documented in perlwin32

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