[personal profile] csjewell
die(), or die() not ... there is no try().
  —Yoda, on exceptions in Perl.

Well, as the Perl Foundation blog says, I'm working on getting relocation working, and it'll be a race to see what gets done first: getting relocation working, or Perl 5.12.0 RC0.

Once both are done, I'll release the first betas for the April cycle.

Right now, I've hooked in a "choose the location" dialog into the installer for 5.11.5+ versions, and I've just finished blocking the ability to install into a directory with spaces.

(Unfortunately, until I can safely run dmake (which I know does not work) and all the other modules in the toolchain that Perl relies on in a directory with spaces, I'm blocking the ability to install into a directory with spaces. There is a code to get around it, if you REALLY want to know... but you have to ask me for it, and I can't support it if you do.)

The other "unfortunately" that's a problem is perl RT#73562, which is going to prevent 5.10.1 from being relocated if I don't get a patch I can use for it.

It's wrong

Date: 2010-03-17 08:17 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] zloy-russkiy.livejournal.com
I checked. dmake.exe works good with quoting, i.e. "c:\somepath\path with spaces" works.



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