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rurban (7989)

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cygwin maintainer for perl, parrot, clisp, postgresql, ... and some perl modules (perl-libwin32, perl-Win32-GUI). Has also some hairy CPAN packages: B::C, B::Generate, C::DynaLib, B::Debugger ...

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Saturday January 05, 2008
07:52 PM

cygwin perl updated to 5.10.0-2, libwin32 and Win32::GUI

[ #35303 ]

The cygwin packages for perl-5.10.0-2 and the cygwin modules perl-libwin32-0.28-1 and perl-Win32-GUI-1.05-2 have been updated. Still experimental until all other cygwin perl modules are also updated to 5.10.

What changed from 5.10.0-1 to -2?
@INC has now no duplicate site_perl and vendor_perl entries which came with the new _stem vars and a proper inc_version_list. Stupid.

To add /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8, without the archlib to @INC I patched perl.c to omit the archlib from otherlibdirs. If someone wants the archlib he should add it explictly to otherlibdirs.

Changed @INC, the include path,
    @INC: /usr/lib/perl5/5.10/cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/5.10 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10/cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10/cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10/cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10/cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10
    @INC: /usr/lib/perl5/5.10/cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/5.10 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10/cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10/cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8

See the cygwin announce: (not yet there)
and the vendor patches at

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