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Re: Problem w/ Module Installation

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Jenda Krynicky
February 25, 2002 04:00
Re: Problem w/ Module Installation
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From:           	"Thomas Whitney" <>

> I am attempting to install a module on a Win2K machine using Active
> State Perl v5.6.0 build 615.
> I decompress the module and extract its contents to a new folder in
> \perl\site\lib.   

You should decompress it into a temporary directory, not to 
....\site\lib\something !

> Then in the command prompt I 'cd' into that new
> directory and type 'perl' --everything goes fine, there
> are no errors and a makefile is produced.
> Here is the problem:
> I type 'nmake' and I get:  <'nmake' is  not recognized as an internal
> or external command.>
> Note: I use  'nmake' because that is the result of "perl -V:make"

Of course if the module contains any part written in C (erm ... XS) 
you'll need a whole C compiler. Sorry I'm not sure which ones are 
supported just now.


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