[sword-devel] Questions about usfm2osis.pl
chrislit at crosswire.org
Thu Oct 29 02:28:13 MST 2009
Strawberry Perl advertises itself as "exactly the same as Perl
everywhere else." If that's true, it will work fine with usfm2osis.pl.
If it doesn't work, it's because something about Strawberry Perl is
non-standard, so I'd be disinclined to expend any effort to support it.
David Haslam wrote:
> How about http://strawberryperl.com/ Strawberry Perl ?
> (as recommended in wiki page
> http://www.crosswire.org/wiki/Gnomesword_for_Windows Gnomesword for Windows
> Chris Little-2 wrote:
>> I've done some testing now, and can't recreate the problem on my system.
>> I'm using 64-bit Windows 7 with bash & perl via Cygwin.
>> I get identical behavior (correct behavior, with expanded wildcards)
>> whether using bash or the Windows command shell (cmd.exe). In both
>> cases, I'm using mainline perl (5.10.0-5) from Cygwin.
>> Which version of Windows are you using? Which version of Perl (and from
>> what source)? And are you using any shell other than cmd.exe?
>> I'm willing to work on a solution if this is caused by earlier versions
>> of Windows, but if the failure to expand is caused by a non-mainline
>> version of Perl (e.g. ActiveState), I'm more inclined to simply declare
>> those versions unsupported.
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