http://www.perlmonks.org?node_id=1192308

aplonis has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

So I have a script (nothing fancy, no GUI, just a file-parser) that runs fine under Strawberry Perl in it's pure *.pl form. I use...

pp -o foo.exe foo.pl

...to make an *.exe, and it does that with no complaint. But if I click on the *.exe, then a DOS window pops up (as expected) but shows no text to indicate progress, but simply blinks into non-existence after a second or two.

How do I troubleshoot something like that? Using the verbose tag on pp was not informative so far as I could e..