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Re: Cannot find SDL library with PPM

by Anonymous Monk
on Feb 03, 2020 at 14:59 UTC ( #11112320=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Cannot find SDL library with PPM

Yes, I downloaded them all with force and it is working. I had to set the path variable to: 'C:\Perl\site\bin\SDL' but i managed to do that. Thank you all, especially mr.syphilis, I could never have done this on my own.

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Re^2: Cannot find SDL library with PPM
by syphilis (Bishop) on Feb 03, 2020 at 22:17 UTC
    I downloaded them all with force

    Thanks for confirming ... I remember now that with modules that hadn't been updated in a while, the recommended way was to use --force.
    This was needed because each package contained it's own copies of a couple of gcc dlls upon which each package depended.
    I eventually hit upon a better method that removed the need for --force, but not all packages were updated to benefit from that improvement.

    Cheers,
    Rob

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