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From "Philip M. Gollucci" <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r408136 - /httpd/apreq/trunk/build/
Date Mon, 22 May 2006 03:44:08 GMT
> I'd prefer that no version of Archive::Tar be specified
> for Win32, or perhaps even no such prerequisite at all;
> it's a core module in ActivePerl, and has a history
> of some instability on Win32 - an upgrade may break
> things on the local system.
I was trying to address this from Steven Hay's post:
 >>- When I ran "perl Makefile.PL --with-apache2=C:/apache2" I got an 
 >>error from win32/ about Archive-Tar being missing, but 
 >>this is not mentioned in the PREREQUISITES file and was not checked 
by >>test_prereq in Makefile.PL before calling this script.

I'm fine with whatever you say is best... I'm not a MS guy.

I guess people on cygwin using the cygwin perl shouldn't be using the 
win32/ (I don't think Steven is)

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