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RE: Updated: perl-5.8.0-2
- From: "Rolf Campbell" <rcampbell at tropicnetworks dot com>
- To: "Gerrit @ cygwin" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 16:42:41 -0500
- Subject: RE: Updated: perl-5.8.0-2
So, is this a cygwin perl problem? Or has the stock perl decided to only work with magic ENV variables?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerrit P. Haase [mailto:gp at familiehaase dot de]
> Sent: Monday, March 31, 2003 3:30 PM
> To: Rolf Campbell
> Subject: Re: Updated: perl-5.8.0-2
> Hallo Rolf,
> Am Montag, 31. März 2003 um 19:47 schriebst du:
> > Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> >> perl-5.8.0-2 release has been uploaded to sourceware
> >> -- it should be on the mirrors soon.
> > Several problems with this version. A bunch of my scripts have
> > stopped
> > working, and when I tried to figure out why, I got some
> very strange
> > behavior from the debugger.
> > Try this (I tried it in both rxvt & 'dos box' with same results):
> > 1) run "perl -d"
> > 2) type "print;"
> > 3) hit Ctrl+D
> > 4) hit Enter
> > 5) hit Enter
> > When I do this, step #4 does NOTHING (and by nothing I mean: the key
> > made a little click sound when I hit it, but there was no
> other proof
> > that I hit the key). It seems that this perl needs 2 enter
> keys in a
> > row to recognize one. I tried hitting
> 'a<enter>a<enter>a<enter>', and
> > only 'aaa' showed on the screen (all on the same line).
> This is a known 'feature', try
> $ export PERLIO=perlio
> $ export PERLIO=raw
> before running a script or this test.
> > Also, when I ran cygcheck, I got:
> > cygcheck: dump_sysinfo: GetVolumeInformation() failed: 53
> How do you run cygcheck?
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