cygwin GURU needed: native cygwin, native DOS and perl:

Christopher Faylor
Tue Jul 24 19:01:00 GMT 2001

Hate to be pedantic but this isn't really a question for this mailing list.



On Wed, Jul 25, 2001 at 03:48:05AM +0200, Jerome BENOIT wrote:
>A TeX tool programmer asks me the fellowing question ?
>> How can we set the default for
>> the gs command name in the perl script?
>> For example I can ask $^O: So I know if the perl
>> is a cygwin port. But then, what is the best method
>> to check, whether "gs" is installed or "gswin32c" has
>> to be used?
>> For example:
>>   $foo = `type gs`
>> or
>>   $foo = `gs --version`
>> and checking error codes and output?

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