[openssl-commits] [openssl] master update

Andy Polyakov appro at openssl.org
Fri May 6 07:50:03 UTC 2016

The branch master has been updated
       via  4b16fa791d3ad8c6d9d3cb575b749247e774299a (commit)
      from  3992e8c0235f374d0582060e768480f0596ab77f (commit)

- Log -----------------------------------------------------------------
commit 4b16fa791d3ad8c6d9d3cb575b749247e774299a
Author: Andy Polyakov <appro at openssl.org>
Date:   Thu May 5 17:07:06 2016 +0200

    README.PERL: clarify "matching" Perl requirement on Windows.
    Reviewed-by: Rich Salz <rsalz at openssl.org>


Summary of changes:
 README.PERL | 12 ++++++------
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

index 184b377..eda812d 100644
@@ -30,12 +30,12 @@
  Notes on Perl on Windows
- If you will build on Cygwin (and possibly some other POSIX layers),
- Perl is already part of your distribution.  Simply use the Cygwin
- package manager to make sure Perl gets installed.
- Otherwise, you will need to install Perl separately.  The Perl
- package that we know of is ActiveState Perl, available from
+ There are a number of build targets that can be viewed as "Windows".
+ Indeed, there are VC-* configs targeting VisualStudio C, as well as
+ MinGW and Cygwin. The key recommendation is to use "matching" Perl,
+ one that matches build environment. For example, if you will build
+ on Cygwin be sure to use the Cygwin package manager to install Perl.
+ For VC-* builds we recommend ActiveState Perl, available from
  Notes on Perl on VMS

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