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Re^4: Where is Perl/Tk? is offline?

by marto (Archbishop)
on Jan 31, 2013 at 15:45 UTC ( #1016342=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Where is Perl/Tk? is offline?
in thread Where is Perl/Tk? is offline?

If you're using ActiveState perl you have to install a Compiler and build tools, they do not ship as default (though they do in Strawberry Perl). From the command prompt:

ppm MinGW

Once it's finished installing retry your Tk installation.

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Re^5: Where is Perl/Tk? is offline?
by slugger415 (Scribe) on Feb 01, 2013 at 20:16 UTC

    thanks, but this didn't work. Not sure why I'm seeing the cpan repository with 0 packages.

    C:\Perl64\site\lib\Tk>ppm install MinGW
    Downloading ActiveState Package Repository packlist...done
    Updating ActiveState Package Repository database...done
    ppm install failed: Can't find any package that provides MinGW
    C:\working\ic-metrics\ICCrawler>ppm rep
    │ id │ pkgs  │ name                           │
    │  1 │ 16711 │ ActiveState Package Repository │
    │  2 │     0 │ cpan                           │
    │  3 │   n/a │ bribes                         │
    │  4 │    13 │ wxperl                         │
     (3 enabled repositories)

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