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Re: Which one is better, Active state or Strawberry Perl ?

by marto (Bishop)
on Nov 11, 2012 at 11:15 UTC ( #1003325=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Which one is better, Active state or Strawberry Perl ?

Both ActiveState and Strawberry Perl support module installation via PPM and cpan as standard. Strawberry Perl ships with a C compiler and build tools as part of the distribution. With ActiveState you need to install these via PPM (ppm MinGW).

I prefer Strawberry Perl for the reason that it has everything I need as standard, meaning I can use it on systems which don't have internet access. I keep it and a cpan archive (created with CPAN::Mini) on my phone which I can transfer via USB or wifi to target systems.

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