question about perl -i bug

Ralf Habacker
Fri Nov 16 11:39:00 GMT 2001

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Gerrit P.
> Haase
> Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 9:19 AM
> To: Ralf Habacker
> Cc: Cygwin-Apps
> Subject: Re: question about perl -i bug
> Hallo Ralf,
> Am 2001-11-28 um 08:47 schriebst du:
> > in I have
> > reported a bug with perl.
> > My question is if this bug is fixed ? I have read that gerrit Haase has
> > tried to compile perl. Does he have success ?
> In the current version it is the same as before, no inplace editing without
> backup is possible.

But you say, that there is somebody, who can compile and make a distribution of perl.

I'm asking, because I want to look into the source to prepare a patch if nobody else will do
This fix would remove one needed patch for the kde port (6 times in every kde package in


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