Microsoft KB Archive/172756

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Article ID: 172756

Article Last Modified on 1/20/2007



APPLIES TO

  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit ISBN 1-57231-344-7
  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Resource Kit ISBN 1-57231-343-9
  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit, Supplement One ISBN 1-57231-559-8
  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit, Supplement Two ISBN 1-57231-626-8



This article was previously published under Q172756

SUMMARY

This article summarizes multiple errors in the Readme.txt files in these folders:

\Common\Common\Perl\Readme.txt
\Source\Gnu\Perl\Readme.txt


MORE INFORMATION

NTPerl5.htm Referenced in Readme.txt

The following text appears in the Readme.txt files listed above:

The entire Perl 5 manual can be viewed with your WWW browser of choice (i.e. Netscape) by opening the file "NTPERL5.HTM" in the 'html-docs' directory.


NTPerl5.htm was not included on the Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Resource Kit CD-ROM.

NTPerl5.htm was included on the "Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 Resource Kit Update Volume 2" CD-ROM, but was dropped from subsequent releases of the Microsoft Windows NT Resource Kit.

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the products listed at the beginning of this article.

Invalid FTP Site Cited In Readme.txt

The following text appears in the Readme.txt files listed above:

The release version of Perl for Win32 will be available from from ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/ [TBD: subdir, please?]


This is not a valid FTP site address. The source code for Perl is not available from the Microsoft FTP site. Instead, the source code is available on the CD-ROM included with the products listed at the beginning of this article. The source code can be found in the following folder:

\Source\Gnu\Perl\


The Perl source code is also available from the following World Wide Web site:

NOTE: this site is not under the control of Microsoft and may change without notice. For Microsoft's official statement regarding other servers, please see the following World Wide Web site:

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the products listed at the beginning of this article.


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