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Perl upgrade JComboBox alternative

by welle (Beadle)
on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:39 UTC ( #1039104=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
welle has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Dear Monks

Finally I'd like to switch from Perl 5.8 to 5.14/5.16. I thought to use ActivePerl for simplicity of installation, etc.

I have some active projects done with 5.08 and I must be sure they work also on a modern version of Perl. This means I'm checking every module my software uses and I must say, many of them are not supported on ActiveState Perl 5.14/5.16. This would mean to find similar modules and adapt my code. I am not enthusiastic at this... Anyway, for some modules I really do not find any alternatives! For example, what do you use for TK::JComboBox?

What is your general suggestion? I've never done a Perl upgrade before...

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Re: Perl upgrade JComboBox alternative (none)
by Anonymous Monk on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:44 UTC

    many of them are not supported on ActiveState Perl 5.14/5.16.

    Sure they are

    Oh you mean they're not available via ppm? Thats got nothing to do with it

      Sorry if this mentions some stuff you already know...

      I use ActivePerl and ppm does make it very easy to install modules.
      The downside being that not all modules on CPAN have been successfully built: PPM Index

      The front page of CPAN has a link to Installing Perl Modules.
      But I've not been brave enough to attempt that myself. ;-)

      Hopefully a proper Monk can offer some more useful advice.

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