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<p>ExtUtils::MM_Win32 - methods to override UN*X behaviour in ExtUtils::MakeMaker</p>
<a name="SYNOPSIS"></a><h1>SYNOPSIS</h1>
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<pre class="verbatim"><ol><li> <a class="l_k" href="../functions/use.html">use</a> <span class="w">ExtUtils::MM_Win32</span><span class="sc">;</span> <span class="c"># Done internally by ExtUtils::MakeMaker if needed</span></li></ol></pre><a name="DESCRIPTION"></a><h1>DESCRIPTION</h1>
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<p>See ExtUtils::MM_Unix for a documentation of the methods provided
there. This package overrides the implementation of these methods, not
the semantics.</p>
<a name="Overridden-methods"></a><h2>Overridden methods</h2>
<ul>
<li><a name="*dlsyms*"></a><b><b>dlsyms</b></b>
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<li><a name="xs_dlsyms_ext"></a><b>xs_dlsyms_ext</b>
<p>On Win32, is <code class="inline">.<span class="w">def</span></code>
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</li>
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<li><a name="replace_manpage_separator"></a><b>replace_manpage_separator</b>
<p>Changes the path separator with .</p>
</li>
<li><a name="*maybe_command*"></a><b><b>maybe_command</b></b>
<p>Since Windows has nothing as simple as an executable bit, we check the
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<li><a name="*init_DIRFILESEP*"></a><b><b>init_DIRFILESEP</b></b>
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<p>Using \ for Windows, except for "gmake" where it is /.</p>
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<li><a name="init_tools"></a><b>init_tools</b>
<p>Override some of the slower, portable commands with Windows specific ones.</p>
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<li><a name="init_others"></a><b>init_others</b>
<p>Override the default link and compile tools.</p>
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<p>LDLOADLIBS's default is changed to $Config{libs}.</p>
<p>Adjustments are made for Borland's quirks needing -L to come first.</p>
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</li>
<li><a name="init_platform"></a><b>init_platform</b>
<p>Add MM_Win32_VERSION.</p>
</li>
<li><a name="platform_constants"></a><b>platform_constants</b>
</li>
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<li><a name="specify_shell"></a><b>specify_shell</b>
<p>Set SHELL to $ENV{COMSPEC} only if make is type 'gmake'.</p>
</li>
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<li><a name="constants"></a><b>constants</b>
<p>Add MAXLINELENGTH for dmake before all the constants are output.</p>
</li>
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<li><a name="special_targets"></a><b>special_targets</b>
<p>Add .USESHELL target for dmake.</p>
</li>
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<li><a name="static_lib_pure_cmd"></a><b>static_lib_pure_cmd</b>
<p>Defines how to run the archive utility</p>
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</li>
<li><a name="dynamic_lib"></a><b>dynamic_lib</b>
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<p>Methods are overridden here: not dynamic_lib itself, but the utility
ones that do the OS-specific work.</p>
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</li>
<li><a name="extra_clean_files"></a><b>extra_clean_files</b>
<p>Clean out some extra dll.{base,exp} files which might be generated by
gcc.  Otherwise, take out all *.pdb files.</p>
</li>
<li><a name="init_linker"></a><b>init_linker</b>
</li>
<li><a name="perl_script"></a><b>perl_script</b>
<p>Checks for the perl program under several common perl extensions.</p>
</li>
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<li><a name="quote_dep"></a><b>quote_dep</b>
</li>
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<li><a name="xs_obj_opt"></a><b>xs_obj_opt</b>
<p>Override to fixup -o flags for MSVC.</p>
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</li>
<li><a name="pasthru"></a><b>pasthru</b>
<p>All we send is -nologo to nmake to prevent it from printing its damned
banner.</p>
</li>
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<li><a name="arch_check-(override)"></a><b>arch_check (override)</b>
<p>Normalize all arguments for consistency of comparison.</p>
</li>
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<li><a name="oneliner"></a><b>oneliner</b>
<p>These are based on what command.com does on Win98.  They may be wrong
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for other Windows shells, I don't know.</p>
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</li>
<li><a name="cd"></a><b>cd</b>
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<p>dmake can handle Unix style cd'ing but nmake (at least 1.5) cannot.  It
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wants:</p>
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<pre class="verbatim"><ol><li>    <span class="w">cd</span> <span class="w">dir1</span>\<span class="w">dir2</span></li><li>    <span class="w">command</span></li><li>    <span class="w">another_command</span></li><li>    <span class="w">cd</span> ..\..</li></ol></pre></li>
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<li><a name="max_exec_len"></a><b>max_exec_len</b>
<p>nmake 1.50 limits command length to 2048 characters.</p>
</li>
<li><a name="os_flavor"></a><b>os_flavor</b>
<p>Windows is Win32.</p>
</li>
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<li><a name="cflags"></a><b>cflags</b>
<p>Defines the PERLDLL symbol if we are configured for static building since all
code destined for the perl5xx.dll must be compiled with the PERLDLL symbol
defined.</p>
</li>
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<li><a name="make_type"></a><b>make_type</b>
<p>Returns a suitable string describing the type of makefile being written.</p>
</li>
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