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Makemaker kicking my butt

by stevechard (Initiate)
on Mar 07, 2003 at 22:16 UTC ( #241284=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
stevechard has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I am trying to install Compress-Zlib on a Win2K box. So far only disaster. The 'perl' step produces a makefile that nukes nmake (only make-er avail on my Win2K box). Trying 'perl makefile.nt' produces a makefile doesn't choke choke basic 'nmake' step. But moving on to the 'nmake test' makes smoke and lord help me if I venture into 'nmake install'. I have modified my local CONFIG.PM to utilze MS tools (compiler, linker and lib,) and I am blind from tinkering with and in hopes of a functional makefile... but NO success. Even the skipping the install and poking in the 'pre-built' DLL generates a fatal "MISSING '_boot_Compress_Zlib_'" error when I run a script looking for ZLIB. Anyone got a hand grenade?

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Re: Makemaker kicking my butt
by dbp (Pilgrim) on Mar 07, 2003 at 22:57 UTC
    What's the output from make test and make install?
Re: Makemaker kicking my butt
by crazyinsomniac (Prior) on Mar 07, 2003 at 23:34 UTC

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[thezip]: G'day all!
[perldigious]: Well, that and dodging the people who forget how ice works right away. :-)
[stevieb]: hey, thezip
[perldigious]: I don't miss having to drive up and down in elevation on roads that are iced over, I white knuckled gripping the steering wheel every time I had to where I used to live.
[perldigious]: So I don't envy you mountain guys if you have to drive in the winter, even with tire chains.
MidLifeXis waves.
[stevieb]: man, I absolutely LOVE driving in the worst winter conditions. In the mountainous roads, there are extremely few (if any) other drivers. I love the challenge. I've been doing extreme off-road my whole life, and as I said, I'm always well...
[stevieb]: ...prepared for even the very worst
Discipulus seems a part of the globe very unfrindly with Kawasaki riders..

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