The port of Git on Win32, msysgit, has Perl bundled with it. This means that most Git users on Windows have a perl installed somewhere. This is an important opportunity to bring developer tools written in Perl to a larger audience. My own github-keygen tool is one of them.
Unfortunately, that perl has some quirks:
- this is an old 5.8.8, with a huge patch
- it is built on
msys, which a quite uncommon environment for Win32 perl developers (…