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Re: Problem w/ Module Installation

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Oliver Andrich
February 25, 2002 04:37
Re: Problem w/ Module Installation
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Hi Thomas,

> 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.   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.

personally I would extract the archive in the perl lib path, but somewhere 
else, cause nmake install we do the required magic to install the stuff.

> 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"

Well, my guess is, you haven't installed nmake so far. THis can be 
downloaded from MS website.

Install it and put the Path in your PATH variable. Then verything should 

Best regards,

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