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Re: [Mingw-users] Out of memory exception when install perlmodulewith mingw shifted perl 5.8.8




> Please do not top post.
Sorry, I just read Etiquette.

> On 4/8/2017 5:07 AM, Bruce wrote:
> > Thanks for the response.
> > 
> > I didn't install any other perl distribution, just check the perl
> > package and apply the change in the guimain.exe at
> > mingw/libexec/mingw-get directory.
> > I think it is the mingw perl distribution. And the version is 5.8.8.0.
> > The perl.exe file is located at mingw/msys/1.0/bin.
> > 

> This isn't a MinGW perl it is a MSYS perl which is why I was asking.
> You'll need a MSYS development environment to install changes to that
> perl.  This is the reason for your issue.

> MSYS perl only exists to help support the use of autoconf's configure
> scripts.  It is a requirement for autoconf and a native version cannot
> be used because it doesn't understand the POSIX paths.

> Depending on your use you may want to instead install something like
> Strawberry PERL.  However if you are using MSYS to execute configure and
> require added modules while doing so then installing the MSYS
> development environment is the only option you will have.

Thanks, very clear. I will try msys perl devlopment environment.

> > Anyhelp?

> Not really! ;)

Really helped, thanks again.

-Bruce
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