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compile Plx /pl

by kingjamesid (Acolyte)
on Sep 16, 2009 at 00:57 UTC ( #795498=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
kingjamesid has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hello -
C has obj files and exe

Java has class file
Isnt there no way to encrypt perl source files?

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Re: compile Plx /pl
by ikegami (Pope) on Sep 16, 2009 at 02:22 UTC
    You have been sorely misinformed. Object files, executable files and Java class files aren't encrypted. Furthermore, you can easily recreate the original Java code almost exactly using existing tools for class files.
Re: compile Plx /pl
by eyepopslikeamosquito (Chancellor) on Sep 16, 2009 at 07:42 UTC
Re: compile Plx /pl
by diotalevi (Canon) on Sep 16, 2009 at 01:08 UTC

    Sure there is. The easiest thing to do is use perl2exe.

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