Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl Monk, Perl Meditation
 
PerlMonks  

Re: DBD-Oracle missing via PPM?

by emcb (Beadle)
on Jan 06, 2003 at 07:07 UTC( #224573=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to DBD-Oracle missing via PPM?

Try another repository ;-)

ActiveState still distribute DBD::Oracle and can be found here <http://www.activestate.com/packages/DBD-Oracle.ppd>. It has been a long time since I last used ActivePerl, but doesn't it come with a ppd utility? If so, you should be able to install the above ppd via that if you are still unable to get it via ppm.

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re: Re: DBD-Oracle missing via PPM?
by osama (Scribe) on Jan 06, 2003 at 12:17 UTC

    It has been a long time since I used perl on Windows!!!

    I remember that http://www.activestate.com/packages/ was a good source for packages (i never liked ppm)

    is it possible to do perl -MCPAN -e shell with activestate perl?

      To answer your immediate question - yes, you can use the CPAN shell with activestate Perl.

      Remember though - if the module you are attempting to install has any C code then you'll also need a compiler. The benefit of using ppm on Windows is that you'll be installing a pre-compiled binaries (dll's etc).

      -- vek --

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://224573]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others meditating upon the Monastery: (4)
As of 2016-08-30 03:24 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    The best thing I ever won in a lottery was:















    Results (410 votes). Check out past polls.