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Id: 95031
Status: open
Priority: 0/
Queue: Portable

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: ANDK [...]

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Severity: (no value)
Broken in: 1.22
Fixed in: (no value)

Subject: Failed to find the portable.perl file
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The diagnostics in the subject line found in Besides that, the matrix shows red for all platforms but Windows: HTH && Thanks, (Disclaimer: this was discovered by statistical analysis, I'm not speaking as a user)
Subject: Re: [ #95031] Failed to find the portable.perl file
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:02:57 +0200
To: bug-Portable [...]
From: kmx <kmx [...]>
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Thanks for your report. There are in fact two issues: 1/ Portable fails some tests if it runs on strawberry portable where Portab le is already installed (I should probably detect such a situation and skip these tests) 2/ Now it only works on MS Windows as there where were some troubles related to co-existance of Portable + File::Spec from the 5.19.9 (or later). I was not able to track down the real cause of the trouble, I have simply created Portable::FileSpec which is in fact a hardcopy of File::Spec::Win32 - this is definitely the reason why it is red on all non Windows platform. My main focus is to keep Portalble working with strawberry perl. But I am open to any suggestions/patches. -- kmx
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I missed to link to "How can I indicate that my distribution only works on a particular operating system?" on The point is to avoid fail reports and turn them into N/A as to communicate the intention. Thanks&&Greetings,

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