winebuild & (name, heap, init)

Patrik Stridvall ps at
Wed Sep 11 12:06:25 CDT 2002

> Steven Edwards <steven_ed4153 at> writes:
> > I thought the WINE tree and regression suite would try and 
> move away from a perl dependancy?
> > How is all of this going to effect building on 
> Windows/ReactOS with Mingw? I have had a bitch of a
> > time getting Mingw+MSYS+Perl working and would hate to see 
> it become a bigger requirement. If
> > -mno-cygwin worked right I dont guess it would be as big of 
> a deal because then we could still
> > build WINE-Mingw under cyg but atm some import is still 
> hosing things up and forcing importation
> > of cygwin1.dll so the recommended setup is just Mingw+MSYS.
> Yes, we should try to move away from the Perl requirement for
> regression tests. It was considered OK to depend on it because the
> framework itself was based on Perl, but now that all tests are done in
> C anyway we should probably get rid of it. 

I see no reason to get rid of it.

If people doesn't have Perl installed just don't run them.
But then most people probabably have Perl installed anyway...

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