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GD::Barcode::QRcode and perl2exe

by Dr. Mu (Hermit)
on Nov 08, 2012 at 05:43 UTC ( #1002819=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
Dr. Mu has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I'm having issues with a program that uses GD::Barcode::QRcode when it's packaged with perl2exe. Here's a minimal program that illustrates the problem:
use strict; use GD::Barcode::QRcode; use GD; my $qr = GD::Barcode::QRcode->new("testing 123", {Ecc => 'M', Version +=> 5, ModuleSize => 6}); open JPG, ">qrcode.jpg"; binmode JPG; print JPG $qr->plot()->jpeg(100); close JPG
When interpreted, it generates the correct QR code block. When run from a perl2exe-generated .exe, it generates a correctly-sized and -formatted block, but with none of the data bits.

Using Perl2Exe V8.40 with Perl 5.8.4 (ActivePerl build 810) under Win XP.

Any ideas?


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Re: GD::Barcode::QRcode and perl2exe
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 08, 2012 at 08:30 UTC

    you probably forgot to pack the files perl2exe didn't know to pack , standard faq item for all packers par/pp,perlapp,cavapack ... only fatpacker uses .packlist without trying to be clever (remove unused files)

    OTOH, the version you listed is quite ancient

    Get yourself and

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