Base 64-bit Cygwin now requires Perl?

Warren Young
Thu Aug 15 16:56:00 GMT 2013

On 8/9/2013 11:17, Steven Penny wrote:
> A base 64-bit Cygwin install now requires Perl. Can this be changed? While Perl
> is a fine language I hardly feel it is appropriate to add that bulk to a base
> install.

Name a currently shipping Unixy system that does *not* have Perl 
installed by default.

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