Anyone got latex2html to work on cygwin?? Fatal (use l2hconf): l2hconf.pm
Fri Dec 17 07:30:00 GMT 2004
I just tried the following:
- Uninstall perl from cygwin using cygwin setup.exe
- installed Active Perl 5.8 on window.
- use the cygutils perl.exe stub as described on
- Now when I try latex2html, I get other errors,
and when I try to build latex2html, I got zillions
- So, I removed Active Perl, and the perl.exe stub,
it is just not working, and reinstalled
cygwin perl again from setup.exe. And back to
debugging this perl to see what I can find.
If I know at least anyone out there got latex2html
working on cygwin, this will give me hope.
--- bill BW <email@example.com> wrote:
> --- Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > I'd recommend using the perl debugger (perl -d
> > latex2html foo.tex)
> > to step through and see if you can isolate where
> > things are going
> > astray. See perldoc perldebtut for help.
> Ok thanks, I did not know that one can debug perl
> that way. that is usefull to know.
> I am trying now to do this, for some reason
> it is not working, but I have not yet looked
> more to see why (it perl -d is not starting,
> as something is terminating right away). btw
> I am using XP pro, sp 2.
> $ uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-5.1 me 1.5.12(0.116/4/2) 2004-11-10 08:34
> i686 unknown unknown Cygwin
> $ which perl
> $ perl --version
> This is perl, v5.8.5 built for
> Copyright 1987-2004, Larry Wall
> $ which latex2html
> $ perl -d latex2html foo.tex
> Loading DB routines from perl5db.pl version 1.27
> Editor support available.
> Enter h or `h h' for help, or `man perldebug' for
> Debugged program terminated. Use q to quit or R to
> restart, use O inhibit_exit to avoid stopping after
> program termination,
> h q, h R or h O to get additional info.
> May be this from man perldebug is realted to the
> "In Perl, the debugger is not a separate program
> the way it usually is in the typical compiled
> environment. Instead, the -d flag tells the
> compiler to insert source information into
> the parse trees it's about to hand off to the
> interpreter. That means your code must first
> compile correctly for the debugger to work on it.
> Then when the inter-preter starts up, it preloads a
> special Perl library file containing the debugger.
> The program will halt right before the first
> executable statement (but see below regarding
> compile-time statements) and ask you to enter a
> debugger command. Contrary to popular expectations,
> whenever the debugger halts and shows you a line of
> code, it always displays the line it's about to
> execute, rather than the one it has just executed."
> I have the feeling it will be another long night
> debugging this, all to get latex2html to work.
> Sometimes I think may be I should just switch to
> Linux and be done with it :)
> thanks for your help
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