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Re^3: Installing CPAN on a Windows system

by Steve_p (Priest)
on Feb 17, 2006 at 13:51 UTC ( #530945=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Installing CPAN on a Windows system
in thread Installing CPAN on a Windows system

Actually, no. Perl will look at the Config entry $Config{cc}, which with ActiveState would be some version of cl, the Visual Studio command line compiler. The ability to use either Visual Studio or MinGW was added by ActiveState employees. See the perl5-porters mailing list for details.

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Re^4: Installing CPAN on a Windows system
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 17, 2006 at 15:09 UTC
    Feature added by ActiveState is not feature of ActiveState. It was added to perl, its a feature of perl.

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