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Re: Term::Realine::Gnu on Windows?

by roboticus (Chancellor)
on Feb 20, 2012 at 01:09 UTC ( #954952=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Term::Realine::Gnu on Windows?


I've been using it under Windows using the Cygwin perl distro.


When your only tool is a hammer, all problems look like your thumb.

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Re^2: Term::Realine::Gnu on Windows?
by LanX (Chancellor) on Feb 20, 2012 at 13:01 UTC

    So is it a general rule that XS modules using *nix distros only work with Cygwin?

    Or are there exceptions?

    Sorry I'm pretty ignorant about XS interfaces of packages ported to win.exes.

    Cheers Rolf


      Not always, but I have pretty good luck. I can't think of any counterexamples right now, though I've run into them. But most of my perl work is bog-simple stuff, so I'm not stretching the envelope, either.


      When your only tool is a hammer, all problems look like your thumb.

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