[KinoSearch] Can't build/install devel 0.20 on Windows (using ActivePerl 5.8)
marvin at rectangular.com
Mon Feb 23 14:04:46 PST 2009
On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 11:49:28AM -0800, hukeli wrote:
> I am interested in trying out 0.20 due to its new UTF-8 support. But I work
> mainly on Win32. I encountered errors while running build.bat generated
> from "perl Makefile.PL" with the following output. First there was error
> for "stat c_src\compat". Then, it ends with error regarding building dll
> for charmonizer.
> Does anyone successfully build/install Kinosearch 0.20 on win32? Your input
> is appreciated.
The current CPAN dev release 0.20_051, by now pretty old, does not build on
After a weekend of work, SVN trunk rev 4207 builds and passes its tests on
Windows Vista using both MSVC 9 and Strawberry Perl.
However, trunk is a bit messy right now, and it's not quite ready for a
* Some docs are out of date and inaccurate (e.g. the tutorials).
* Some of the new APIs that will become public with the next release need
* Highlighter has a fairly serious bug.
* My top priority right now is implementing a feature that
Eventful needs -- "real time indexing", i.e. negligibly short delay
between insertion and queryability for new records.
The best I can do for you right now is say, take your chances with trunk rev
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