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Re: compile modules @activeperl

by chuckbutler (Prior)
on Jun 07, 2010 at 05:25 UTC ( #843410=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to compile modules @activeperl

I second using dmake as the make utility with ActiveState/Windows. If it is not installed in your Perl distribution already, the PPM for it should be on the ActiveState site.

Good luck. -c

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Re^2: compile modules @activeperl
by ikegami (Pope) on Jun 07, 2010 at 05:32 UTC

    ActivePerl is built using MS's compiler and nmake. These are actually better choices. MinGW + dmake can be used too. Both combos are freely available.

    Recent versions of cpan and/or Perl's module building toolchain will use MS's compiler and nmake if found, and fall back to installing and using MinGW and dmake if not.

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