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My perl environment on windows, particulary for GUI:

perl 5.10 from sources, I don't use Strawberry because perl builds easily.
MinGW 5.1.3 binary
MSYS 1.0.10 binary
GNUWin32 packages
GTK+ precompiled libraries from
Glade 3.4.1 from sources
Expat from sources

This way from cpan prompt I can install any perl module.
Everything is quite easy but for the gtk-perl modules:
Gtk2, Glib, Cairo. The necessary fixes can be found in gtk-perl mailing list (

In reply to Re: RFC: Setting up a minGW compiling envronment for Perl 5.10 by rahed
in thread RFC: Setting up a minGW compiling envronment for Perl 5.10 by Bloodrage

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