Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/10/28/10:13:05
On Sun, 26 Oct 1997, Michael R Weholt wrote:
> I've been trying to compile Laszlo's new perl5004 using a dos box
> under windows 95.
> When I run configure.bat -d, it fails at:
> "Checking whether your C compiler can cast large floats to int32."
Does that work when you run configure.bat with no arguments? It worked
> So then, as advised in message <199709252238 DOT SAA20107 AT delorie DOT com>, I
> decided to try getting perl54cf.zip from Laszlo's site, but I couldn't
> get through to <http://sun10.vsz.bme.hu/~s0052mol>.
Apparently, the name of the server has changed; it is now
http://www.vsz.bme.hu. However, that server is *VERY* slow, and the
links to the zip files are broken anyway, since they use the old URL.
Use the alternate URL http://pop.tvnet.hu/~molnarl/ which works and is
> I've been compiling stuff (nothing big) with djgpp in a win95 dos box
> for a while now, so I don't think there's anything wrong with my
> set-up there.
Ha! So many things can go wrong with Windows 95 wrt the DJGPP setup that
I wonder how can somebody be so sure that their setup is okay. I know I
aint that sure about my setup, and I'm building with DJGPP a LOT.
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