Suggestion - maybe you can pull the file that is being fetched (I assume 
its pari217.exe) and install it locally once and for all?  If the pari lib 
is found locally, will the build bother to attempt to go out and get it? I 
worry that someday, pari217.exe will disappear.
Matthew O. Persico

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From:   kmx <>
To:     Win32 Perl mailing list <>
Date:   04/16/2014 05:21 PM
Subject:        Re: StrawberryPerl and the OpenSSL "heartbleed" bug

Excellent, I have put patched version at

Simply run:



On 16.4.2014 22:50, Jan Dubois wrote:
On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 1:46 PM, kmx <> wrote:

The reason is simple - it does not build anymore as it is not able to find
required pari source tarball at

Here is a quick-and-dirty patch to work around this (but hard-wires
you to 2.1.7):

--- a/utils/Math/
+++ b/utils/Math/
@@ -301,7 +301,7 @@ EOP

     $base_url = "ftp://$host$dir";;
-    my @extra_chdir = qw(OLD);
+    my @extra_chdir = qw(OLD/2.1);
     print "Getting GP/PARI from $base_url\n";

     eval {


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