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From Stas Bekman <s...@stason.org>
Subject Re: mp2 : Win32::GetShortPathName usage
Date Wed, 02 Jun 2004 17:11:00 GMT
Random Joe wrote:
> Greetings,
> 
> I am trying to build mod_perl 1.99_13 on Win 2000 (VC
> 6.0).
> 
> In mod_perl-1.99_13\lib\ModPerl\BuildOptions.pm around
> lines 110 - 111
> 
> if (Apache::Build::WIN32()) {
>     # MP_AP_PREFIX may not contain spaces
>     require Win32;
>     $val = Win32::GetShortPathName($val);
> }
> 
> Why do we need to require Win32.pm ?
> Win32::GetShortPathName is in Perl Core. 
> 
> I also have another doubt. 
> 
> I want to avoid using Win32.pm. I have built perl
> 5.8.3 native on win32. I notice that mod_perl uses
> Win32::Process in
> Apache-Test\lib\Apache\TestServer.pm. If I ignore this
> usage or workaround it - can I safetly avoid using
> Win32::* (libwin32) w.r.t to mod_perl ?

You are talking about the Apache-Test suite, which is *not* mod_perl. 
Apache-Test/ subdir is bundled there only for your convenience. It's a project 
on its own.


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