[Catalyst] Cygwin Catalyst Demo

Andy Grundman andy at hybridized.org
Mon Jun 6 19:28:23 CEST 2005

samwyse wrote:
  > All of the discussions seem to assume that the cpan installation
> worked.  I seem to be dying during the install process.  As a result,
> several pieces aren't getting installed in their final destinations. 
> I guess I could try using the 'force' flag, but I always hate doing
> that.
> Some background:  I'm using a Windows laptop with Cygwin installed to
> do development for Apache on a Unix server, so I can live with poor
> performance.  I don't care about IIS, so since
> Catalyst::Plugin::Session::FastMmap is a plug-in, can I just delete it
> after I've downloaded the Bundle?  Or can I delete it from the Bundle
> itself?
> Thanks!

The problem module is Cache::FastMmap, which won't install on Windows. 
You can still use C::P::Session::FastMmap with Cache::FileCache.  You 
can try it by applying this patch:


We are promised some new session modules real soon now, that should make 
this a lot easier. :)


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