November 2012 Archives

Perl in msysgit : call for help

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 (…

About Olivier Mengué (dolmen)

user-pic French Perl monger in Paris. perl programming