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Re^2: ActiveState perl512.dll error

by Generoso (Vicar)
on Oct 14, 2012 at 23:01 UTC ( #998987=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: ActiveState perl512.dll error
in thread ActiveState perl512.dll error

The error message says the perl512.dll not found. Not that is there and it can not use it.


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Re^3: ActiveState perl512.dll error
by choroba (Abbot) on Oct 14, 2012 at 23:11 UTC
    I met exactly the same error recently. It is possible that the reason is different in your case, but this was mine: A new version of Perl was installed, but the previous version of Perl was not uninstalled properly. When Perl was looking for its modules, it sometimes found them in the old Perl directories and tried to use them. Some of them triggered the error.
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Re^3: ActiveState perl512.dll error
by syphilis (Canon) on Oct 15, 2012 at 00:29 UTC
    The error message says the perl512.dll not found. Not that is there and it can not use it.

    I think you'll find that it's pretty much as choroba has said. If your Data/Dumper is from a perl-5.12 installation, then Dumper.dll won't load unless it finds perl512.dll.

    If it can't find perl512.dll then you'll get the error message that you posted in the transcript in your first post, and you'll probably also get a pop-up that tells you that perl512.dll could not be found.

    Re-installing Data-Dumper might fix the immediate problem, but if there's one module hanging around from a previous perl installation, then there's probably others.

    Cheers,
    Rob

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