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Re: Strawberry and CPAN

by ggvaidya (Pilgrim)
on Feb 19, 2009 at 06:27 UTC ( #744953=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Strawberry and CPAN

Fix: You could do all of the following, or - as syphilis points out below - run the ppm utility which is available with Strawberry Perl. ppm install ImageMagick.ppd works a treat. Thank you, syphilis! Lengthy, unnecessary, somewhat inaccurate suggestions continue below.

A "quick-fix" which worked for me is to install PerlMagick using the ImageMagick installer (which fails, since Strawberry Perl doesn't have a ppm utility). But the PerlMagick files are stored in ImageMagick's folder, and you can copy them from ${ImageMagick's folder}/PerlMagick/blib directly into C:/Strawberry/perl/lib). I guess CPAN will have problems if anything depends on I::M, but none of the modules I need do, so this works for me.

Those paths are from memory, so please message me if I ought to correct any of them.

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Re^2: Strawberry and CPAN
by syphilis (Bishop) on Feb 19, 2009 at 08:03 UTC
      .. And the packages name is: Image-Magick.
      >ppm install Image-Magick
      works great.

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