LPM: ActiveState's PerlApp
hempy at ket.org
Tue Jan 11 14:33:42 CST 2000
There is also PerlEx. Same idea. PerlApp might even be the latest version
of PerlEx for all I know. Seems like it was a few hundred bucks to
register it. Never used it.
The idea is a good one. I would not be real excited about signing up to
maintain perl on user's machines when I could just send them a bloated
At 02:39 PM 1/11/2000 -0400, you wrote:
>Have any of you used ActiveState's PerlApp? From the web site, I
>gather that PerlApp creates executables from Perl scripts so that
>you can run 'em on machines without Perl. This interests me; I'm
>working on a few utility scripts that use Tk to provide what I hope is
>a nice user interface, and I'd prefer to distribute .exe files to my
>users (um, all two of them) rather than commit myself to installing
>and maintaining Perl on their PCs.
>Does anyone care to share a success (or failure) story or know of
>ways other than PerlApp to create standalone Perl applications?
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