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Re^2: strawberry vs activestate perl

by dHarry (Abbot)
on May 25, 2009 at 08:36 UTC ( #765986=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: strawberry vs activestate perl
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As an alternative:

I used nmake. Depending on your IDE/platform you might have to download nmake from M$. I recall it used to be included in Visual Studio.

You also need a C-compiler of course, see free compilers for some options. I used the bloodshed IDE (the Mingw compiler goes with that if I recall correctly).

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Re^3: strawberry vs activestate perl
by Bloodnok (Vicar) on Dec 15, 2009 at 09:58 UTC

    I recall spending long, arduous hours attempting to use nmake ... but could never get the perl Makefile.PL step to generate a make script that nmake didn't baulk at!!

    You'd never imagine the pleasure and indeed relief, I felt when some kind soul on this here site pointed me in the direction of Strawberry - an act for which I shall be eternally grateful :-D

    A user level that continues to overstate my experience :-))

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