Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Syntactic Confectionery Delight

Answer: Are the scripts interpreted or compiled?

by Jenda (Abbot)
on Jun 11, 2002 at 15:10 UTC ( #173509=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > CGI programming > Are the scripts interpreted or compiled? - Answer contributed by Jenda

The fact that something is named *.exe doesn't mean it contains ONLY compiled code. The script is NOT really compiled by PerlApp. It's just packed up with some startup code, Perl interpreter, DLLs of the modules you need (if built as freestanding) and so forth. I do not think it's even compiled to bytecode before being stored in the EXE.

  • Comment on Answer: Are the scripts interpreted or compiled?
Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
What's the matter? Cat got your tongue?...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others lurking in the Monastery: (3)
As of 2017-11-19 13:20 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    In order to be able to say "I know Perl", you must have:

    Results (281 votes). Check out past polls.