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Thomas Whitney
February 25, 2002 06:26
Re: Problem w/ Module Installation
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Your guess was correct--I did not h ave the nmake exe file and had no idea
where to get it, so thank you very much for the link.  It saved me a lot of

"Oliver Andrich" <> wrote in message
> Hi Thomas,
> > I am attempting to install a module on a Win2K machine using Active
> > 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
> work.
> Best regards,
> Oliver

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