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Why do you need to use gcc at all?

Use ppm which comes with activestate and all your problems should be solved

perldoc ppm or just > ppm at the comand prompt ppm install DBI

you can even get round firewalls with the right ENV vars, or download the package first then use ppm.


In reply to Installing DBI on Win32 with GCC 2.8.1 by agoth
in thread Installing DBI on Win32 with GCC 2.8.1 by Russ

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