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From Peter Karman <>
Subject Re: [lucy-user] Installing SWISH::3 on windows
Date Fri, 17 May 2013 18:36:15 GMT
On 5/17/13 4:09 AM, Anil Pachuri wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried to install SWISH::3 module on Windows 7 (with Strawberry Perl) but unable to
do so. Here are the steps I followed:
> Step 1: Install Libxml2 based on the following guide:
. Tried this ( as well but got a pod error on this
> The directory, 'C:\strawberry\c\bin' is set in the path and this directory contains libxml2
files such as, xml2-config, xmllint.exe and others.
> Step 2: I then tried to install SWISH::3 using CPANM module(cpanm SWISH::3), and get
the following error:------------------------------------------------------------------------------cpanm
(App::cpanminus) 1.6915 on perl 5.016002 built for MSWin32-x64-multi-threadWork directory
is C:\Users\Anil/.cpanm/work/1368778988.784You have make C:\strawberry\c\bin\dmake.exeYou
have LWP 6.04Falling back to Archive::Tar 1.90Searching SWISH::3 on cpanmetadb ...--> Working
on SWISH::3Fetching>
OKUnpacking SWISH-3-1.000006.tar.gzEntering SWISH-3-1.000006Checking configure dependencies
from META.jsonChecking if you have ExtUtils::MakeMaker 0 ... Yes (6.63_02)Configuring SWISH-3-1.000006Running
Makefile.PLusing xml2-config
> Missing one or more dependencies.
> You must have libxml2 installed in order to buildSWISH::3. If you have it installed,
set the LIBSWISH3_PATH environment variable or make sure 'xml2-config' are in your PATH.
> -> N/AChecking dependencies from MYMETA.json ...Checking if you have Test::More 0
... Yes (0.98)Checking if you have ExtUtils::MakeMaker 0 ... Yes (6.63_02)Checking if you
have Data::Dump 0 ... Yes (1.21)-> FAIL Configure failed for SWISH-3-1.000006. See C:\Users\Anil\.cpanm\build.log
for details.
> I don't quite understand the error as libxml2 appear to be installed and 'xml2-config'
is in the path.
> Any suggestions on how to go about installing SWISH::3 on Windows 7?
> Thank you,AP

Hi Anil,

SWISH::3 is actually not a Lucy project; next time you may want to post 
this kind of thing to the mailing list.

SWISH::3 is currently not supported for Windows. I think the install 
message is a bug, though, and I'll try and put some platform detection 
in the Makefile.PL to fix it.


Peter Karman  .  .

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