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Re: Problem compiling perl module Term::ReadKey under cygwin

So, what do I need to download to get gcc to work?
(If I could download, which I can't because I get an Insufficient Memory message if I try to run
it from a
WinNT Command Prompt window. After 2 requests to this group, I STILL have no clue about what to
do to fix this problem!)


Chris Faylor wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 15, 2000 at 12:41:51AM -0400, Charles S. Wilson wrote:
> >Steve -
> >  Worked for me -- but I had to create E:\tmp. A few clues about my
> >setup:
> >
> >F:\cygwin == /
> >E:\ = /e
> >$HOME = /e/Users/cwilson
> >
> >I ran cpan as 'cwilson', building in /e/Users/cwilson/.cpan/*.  So, the
> >'CURRENT DRIVE' was E: even though perl is installed into /usr/local
> >(F:\cygwin\usr\local).
> >
> >
> >I tracked down the problem: the choose_temp_base() routine in libiberty
> >(which is linked by dllwrap.exe) defines '\\' as the path separator on
> >all _WIN32 platforms. This routine checks the environment variable
> >$TMPDIR, $TMP, and $TEMP, followed by {DIRSEP}tmp, and
> >{DIRSEP}usr{DIRSEP}tmp. So, in my case $TEMP=/tmp. Then, the routine
> >adds {DIRSEP}ccXXXXXX where 'X' is a digit.
> >
> >Therefore, '/tmp\ccXXXXXX'.
> >
> >To whom should a patch for libiberty be sent?
> This is the code in the current libiberty:
> ifndef IN_GCC
> #if defined (__MSDOS__) || (defined (_WIN32) && ! defined (__CYGWIN__) && ! defined (_UWIN))
> #define DIR_SEPARATOR '\\'
> #endif
> #endif
> It should do the correct thing for cygwin now, so there's no need to send
> a patch to anyone.
> cgf
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