|laziness, impatience, and hubris|
Which Win32 distribution of Perl should I use: ActiveState, Strawberry, or both?by Lady_Aleena (Chaplain)
|on Apr 11, 2010 at 20:41 UTC||Need Help??|
On Wednesday something killed Windows on my old drive, so I started in on the install of the new one that we had lying around waiting to be installed. I am almost done getting everything just so on it but found a problem with how Strawberry set up Perl.
Ages ago I set up Perl on my computer using ActiveState Perl. Something about it bothered me, so after a long discussion about it here and elsewhere, I decided to install Strawberry. I had thought that I had gotten all of ActiveState uninstalled, but apparently I didn't.
Within the last couple of months, I had set up Apache so that I could test my scripts in my browser. Everything was working well. My scripts were displayed in my browser, and I was enjoying my successes and even some of my failures. (Sometimes failing is a good thing, it can lead to new insights.)
Now, with this new hard drive, I did fresh installs of all of the software just to keep the clutter down. However, Strawberry and ActiveState do not set up Perl the same. Now, I don't know what I want to do here.
I am on the proverbial fence here. I just don't which "yard" to jump into. Any thoughts?
Update: Add fourth option which I am now considering.
Have a nice day!