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Re^7: how to create a makefile using PAR::Packer

by marto (Bishop)
on Dec 13, 2012 at 12:24 UTC ( #1008653=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^6: how to create a makefile using PAR::Packer
in thread how to create a makefile using PAR::Packer

As I previously suggested, read and understand the documentation, this is all explained there. If you don't understand the benifit of pp, why are you using it?


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Re^8: how to create a makefile using PAR::Packer
by gepebril69 (Beadle) on Dec 13, 2012 at 18:02 UTC

    One year ago I read everything I needed to know about PAR::Packer, if I would have read about the possibility to unzip the executables, I would never have used it. I can remember reading people using it to protect their sources. Well in a way it does, but just a very little. Very strange to create a zip file takes 45 minutes for just a few hundred lines of code......

    That being said, it brought me a step closer to what I wanted, and I'm grateful for that. That's life sometimes you take a wrong turn, to find later on you need to go back.

    So I will start my search on a real compiling solution, if there is any

    Any suggestions for a good wiki on to compile .pl files to .exe, on Windows which are real compilers, not packers

      "One year ago I read everything I needed to know about PAR::Packer, if I would have read about the possibility to unzip the executables, I would never have used it."

      Apparently you didn't read everything you needed to know about PAR::Packer.

      "I can remember reading people using it to protect their sources."

      Impossible, they were mistaken and you took their word for it over the clearly documented advice.

      "Any suggestions for a good wiki on to compile .pl files to .exe, on Windows which are real compilers, not packers."

      If you're looking for a reliable, production worthy solution you're out of luck.

      Update: there are several interested threads here on hiding the source, decompiling and reverse engineering, some of which cover Perl as well as other languages. Super Search is your friend.

        Thanks for the help.

        I have found .....forbidden.... on compiling Perl. From what I read it is not alway 100% working, a shame as it could make Perl more powerful. I tried B::CC and it doesn't accept my Perl version

        I will use super search and hopefully I will find something to hide the source, that will fit into my current workflow.

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