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 (from the Perl developer it more like Unix : forward slashes, PATH separator is ':'...)
- some core modules are missing. I noticed in particular the whole
I tried to work on the Perl upgrade, but this is a too tough task for me.