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Shaun O'Reilly
March 2, 2002 10:13
FW: Perl install on Win XP
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From: Shaun O'Reilly []
Sent: 02 March 2002 03:01 PM
Subject: Perl install on Win XP


I am sorry for being stupid, but I do not understand the following in

To install this archive, make sufficient free storage on your C: partition
(about 21 MB), extract it into C:\Perl and use the Windows explorer to

assign the extension .PL to one of the following:

C:\Perl\bin\MSWin32-x86\Perl (WinNT, no threads)
C:\Perl\bin\MSWin32-x86-thread\Perl (WinNT, threads)
C:\Perl\bin\MSWin32-x86\Perl95 (Win95, no threads)
C:\Perl\bin\MSWin32-x86-thread\Perl95 (Win95, threads)

Assign it to what file? Perl.exe or Perl.dll or create a new one called

Shaun O'Reilly

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