This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
RE: 2 copies of perl includes?
- From: "linda w \(cyg\)" <cygwin at tlinx dot org>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Cc: "'Max Bowsher'" <maxb at ukf dot net>
- Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 17:40:00 -0800
- Subject: RE: 2 copies of perl includes?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Max Bowsher [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > 5.8? Is that available in cygwin-x86? I don't recall it being an
> > option on recent downloads, but I may have missed it. I do
> have it on
> > my gnunix systems though.
> As a test version. It will show in the click through list,
> but hasn't yet been promoted to curr, so presumably there are
> a few buglets left.
Ah...cool! Maybe will have to try an early edition assuming I can
find a semi-fast mirror that carries the test versions.
> > I'm also not quite clear on the purpose of the 1st mount as
> it seems
> > to mount on top of itself unlike the second 2 mounts.
> To force binary mode, in case the root mounts are textmode.
Ah...textmode -- just sounds dangerous for a mount.
> You may verify that they are indeed both included in the
> Cygwin perl package, by looking in /etc/setup/perl.lst.gz.
THAT's where they install Db is....I wondered about that. Surprised
they didn't port over RPM, working with RH as closely as they were.
> I do not know the reason for the duplication.
Thanks...that's pretty much what I needed to know...didn't know if
I'd messed up my installation at some point...I have some really weird problems
on my system, at times (not just cygwin) -- I try to install as many packages
on Win as I would on my linux system. Seems like there's a lot more chaos and
incompatibilities in the closed-source MS world than in linux...but I guess
that's a side effect of every vendor writing their own install system and
no single public 'spec' 'install' type system to reference or improve on and
a large vacuum of public, published specifications and information
that everyone tries to work around.
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Bug reporting: http://cygwin.com/bugs.html