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Re: Perl modules in Win32

by Asim (Hermit)
on Jul 28, 2000 at 20:34 UTC ( #24896=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl modules in Win32

The answe is, "Don't use make." make from Cygwin does not compile ActiveState modules properly (although you can hack the Makefiles to use it.) I use Microsoft's nmake, which works fine. I never can remember where it is on their ftp server, but a search on, say, google should find you a link for it.

But, yes, if at all possible, use PPM. It's much simpler, and it keeps a database of what you have, so it's easy to update.

----Asim, known to some as Woodrow.

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