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Re^2: nMake Error

by tachyon (Chancellor)
on Jul 26, 2004 at 10:45 UTC ( #377388=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to nMake Error

CL.EXE is the M$ command line compiler. TT2 contains C/XS code that need compiling, you don't have it so it does not compile. Get a binary distro (the Win32 port) from Did you consider the README? It is often a good idea to READIT.



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Re^3: nMake Error
by cagaw (Initiate) on Jul 27, 2004 at 03:50 UTC
    Thanks tachyon

    that really helped. I downloaded cl.exe and link.exe to be able to execute the nmake command. However an error occured during link particularly

    link -out:..\blib\arch\auto\Template\Stash\XS\XS.dll -dll -nologo -nodefaultlib -debug -opt:ref,icf -libpath:"C:\Perl\lib\CORE" -machine:x86 Stash.obj C:\Perl\lib\CORE\perl158.lib oldnames.lib kernel32.lib user32.lib gdi32.lib winspool.lib comdlg32.lib advapi.lib shell32.lib ole32.lib oleaut32.lib netapi32.lib uuid.lib wsock32.lib.mpr.lib winm.lib version.lib odbc32.lib odbc32.lib msvcrt.lib -def:XS.def LINK : fatal error LNK1181: cannot open input file "Stash.obj" NMAKE : fatal error U1077: 'C:\WINNT\system32\cmd.exe' : return code '0x49d' Stop. NAMKE : fatal error U1077: 'C:\WINNT\system32\cmd.exe' : return code '0x2' Stop.

    Did I do something wrong? Did I download the correct cl.exe and link.exe? Or is there something wrong with the Template-Toolkit module i downloaded?


      I recommend you use a precompiled binary - you can find a ppm here If you want to compile it yourself read this tutorial I put up a year or two ago: A Practical Guide to Compiling C based Modules under ActiveState using Microsoft C++. Note that as well as cl.exe and link.exe you also need all the header and library files, in the right spots, with the correct ENV vars set of cl will choke. To give you an idea we commonly use a compact version of VCC with just cl, the linkers, assemblers and the header and library files. It is 18MB zipped (70MB odd unzipped). This is a lot better than VCC which is 2GB for a full install and takes several hours.

      FWIW It installs perfectly (just tested it on a Win32 box) you just need a working compiler setup

      [snip] cp lib/Template/ blib\lib\Template\ cp lib/Template/Manual/Refs.pod blib\lib\Template\Manual\Refs.pod cp lib/Template/Plugin/XML/ blib\lib\Template\Plugin\XML\ D:\Perl\bin\perl.exe -ID:\Perl\lib -ID:\Perl\lib D:\Perl\lib\E +xtUtils/xsubpp -typemap D:\Perl\lib\ExtUtils\typemap Stash.xs > Stas +h .xsc && D:\Perl\bin\perl.exe -ID:\Perl\lib -ID:\Perl\lib -MExtUtils::C +ommand -e mv Stash.xsc Stash.c cl -c -nologo -O1 -MD -Zi -DNDEBUG -DWIN32 -D_CONSOLE -DNO_ST +RICT -DHAVE_DES_FCRYPT -DPERL_IMPLICIT_CONTEXT -DPERL_IMPLICIT_SYS -D +P ERL_MSVCRT_READFIX -O1 -MD -Zi -DNDEBUG -DVERSION=\"2.13\" -DXS_VE +RSION=\"2.13\" -ID:\Perl\lib\CORE Stash.c Stash.c "Running Mkbootstrap for Template::Stash::XS ()" D:\Perl\bin\perl.exe -ID:\Perl\lib -ID:\Perl\lib -MExtUtils::C +ommand -e chmod 644 D:\Perl\bin\perl.exe "-ID:\Perl\lib" "-ID:\Perl\lib" -MExtUtil +s::Mksymlists -e "Mksymlists('NAME' => 'Template::Stash::XS', 'DLBAS +E ' => 'XS', 'DL_FUNCS' => { }, 'FUNCLIST' => [], 'IMPORTS' => { }, 'D +L_VARS' => []);" link -out:..\blib\arch\auto\Template\Stash\XS\XS.dll -dll -nol +ogo -nodefaultlib -debug -opt:ref,icf -libpath:"D:\Perl\lib\CORE" - +m achine:x86 Stash.obj D:\Perl\lib\CORE\perl56.lib oldnames.lib kernel +32.lib user32.lib gdi32.lib winspool.lib comdlg32.lib advapi32.lib s +h ell32.lib ole32.lib oleaut32.lib netapi32.lib uuid.lib wsock32.lib mp +r.lib winmm.lib version.lib odbc32.lib odbccp32.lib msvcrt.lib -def: +X S.def Creating library ..\blib\arch\auto\Template\Stash\XS\XS.lib and obj +ect ..\blib\arch\auto\Template\Stash\XS\XS.exp D:\Perl\bin\perl.exe -ID:\Perl\lib -ID:\Perl\lib -MExtUtils::C +ommand -e chmod 755 ..\blib\arch\auto\Template\Stash\XS\XS.dll D:\Perl\bin\perl.exe -ID:\Perl\lib -ID:\Perl\lib -MExtUtils::C +ommand -e cp ..\blib\arch\auto\Template\Stash\XS\ D:\Perl\bin\perl.exe -ID:\Perl\lib -ID:\Perl\lib -MExtUtils::C +ommand -e chmod 644 ..\blib\arch\auto\Template\Stash\XS\ D:\Perl\bin\perl.exe -ID:\Perl\lib -ID:\Perl\lib -MExtUtils::C +ommand -e cp bin/ttree blib\script\ttree D:\Perl\bin\perl.exe -ID:\Perl\lib -ID:\Perl\lib -e "system q +q[pl2bat.bat ].shift" blib\script\ttree D:\Perl\bin\perl.exe -ID:\Perl\lib -ID:\Perl\lib -MExtUtils::C +ommand -e cp bin/tpage blib\script\tpage D:\Perl\bin\perl.exe -ID:\Perl\lib -ID:\Perl\lib -e "system q +q[pl2bat.bat ].shift" blib\script\tpage C:\Template-Toolkit-2.13>



        Thanks tachyon

        I was able to successfully add the Template-Toolkit module using ppm.


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