I'm pleased to announce that msys-perl has been updated from
10-year-old 5.6.1 (April 9, 2001), to the young and spry 5.8.8 (Feb
To install or upgrade:
mingw-get upgrade msys-perl-man (optional)
upgrade msys-perl-html (optional)
mingw-get upgrade msys-perl-doc
mingw-get upgrade msys-perl-lic (optional)
Obviously, you may
need to use 'mingw-get install' instead of 'mingw-get
upgrade' if you do not
currently have msys-perl installed.
... huge snip ...
tried the upgrade I got a huge swarm of messages like the one below. I have
never seen this before,
previous mingw and msys upgrades and installs have worked
mingw-get: *** WARNING ***