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Re^2: Module failing to install

by anewpearl (Initiate)
on Feb 19, 2013 at 10:03 UTC ( #1019504=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Module failing to install
in thread Module failing to install

Hi, I am using the module Win32-GuiTest-1.60-PPM58.tar.gz from the link and i am using ppd file to install it. I have copied all the modules on my local drive and from command prompt i am giving the below cmd. C:/>PPM install Win32-GuiTest-1.60-PPM58.tar.gz all the other modules are successfully installed with this command.


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Re^3: Module failing to install
by Corion (Pope) on Feb 19, 2013 at 10:07 UTC

    PPM58 modules are not suitable for Perl 5.14. You will need to find the corresponding PPM514 modules.

      It's better if you use strawberry perl on windows and cpan/cpanm to install module.

        While I prefer Strawberry, ActiveState Perl has had the ability to install cpan modules via cpan for years. MinGW can be installed from ppm by ppm MinGW.

      Thanks for your time , i installed Strawberry perl 5.12 and i downloaded the correpsonding module for 5.12 and it installed fine..:).. A very good lesson , dont compile modules dedicated for different versions...
        I think the lesson is, if you're going to download pre-compiled modules for offline installation, download the correct ones
Re^3: Module failing to install
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 19, 2013 at 10:24 UTC
    So why don't you try what I suggested?

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