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... assuming there's a ppmed version of the module you wish to install - I switched to using Strawberry perl (http://strawberryperl.com/) on Windoze because:
  1. An increasing number of the modules I wanted weren't available and ...
  2. I didn't want the bloatware that is the M$ dev environments just for the compiler & linker/link editor and ...
  3. I found that nmake didn't understand all too much of the standard make(1) script generated by some of the Makefile.PL scripts... and the rework effort needed just wasn't worth it and...
  4. Strawberry perl provides a standard make(1), compiler & linker/link editor for free.
A decision I wished I'd made an awfully long time ago - I now actively envangelise Strawberry perl for Windoze.

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

In reply to Re^2: how to install cpan modules in windows XP? by Bloodnok
in thread how to install cpan modules in windows XP? by balakrishnan

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