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RE: File Creation Error with winConfigure.pl (a solution)

From: Zuberi White <zjw@dizis.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 18:14:37 -0800
To: <tom.durland@ihs.com>, <www-lib@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000201bf316a$b0d05180$a2ef493f@joswshrb>
I have a solution.

It appears that when makedefs.pl is executed, the output can't be redirected
with the a leading period.  This may be a quirk in cygwin on Win 9x (the
script worked fine on my Win NT with cygwin).  So to create the file I
removed the leading period and Walla!  This solution may fail systems that
don't suffer from this redirection issue.  However, I have attached the
modified script.


-----Original Message-----
From: tom.durland@ihs.com [mailto:tom.durland@ihs.com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 1999 6:23 AM
To: www-lib@w3.org
Cc: zjw@dizis.com
Subject: Re: File Creation Error with winConfigure.pl


Hi Zuberi,

I had the same problem.  None of the .h files were created.   I don't know
perl but I figured out how to step through the script until I got to the
error.  It looked like the $dest variable that contains the path to write
the files is using slashes rather than back-slashes.  I did not know how to
fix the script so I went to ftp://ftp.idm.ru/libwww/Library/src/ and down
loaded the missing files.  Maybe someone who knows perl can check the
script.

Tom



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