[Pdx-pm] Parrot on Windows

Allison Randal allison at perl.org
Wed Oct 3 12:28:44 PDT 2007

I don't have a Windows dev machine, but I've copied Jerry, one of our 
most active Windows developers in Parrot.


Kris Bosland wrote:
> 	Hey, I am interested in starting to try out Parrot.  Since I am
> doing all my work on Windows these days (=() I am trying to get it built
> there.  It seems like a good time since it sounds like there is a mostly
> working LUA port and I am also interested in learning LUA.
> 	I am trying to get compilation working with the microsoft Visual
> Studio stuff, but I am not familiar enough to know how to run it outside
> of the IDE.  I found this web page:
> http://www.winprog.org/tutorial/msvc.html
> which mentions: cl foo.c
> So I tried:
> "c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC\bin\vcvars32.bat"
> parrot-0.4.16>perl Configure.pl
> --cc="c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC\bin\cl.exe"
> --link="C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC\bin\link.exe"
> but I got:
> ..
> Finding header files distributed with
> Parrot..........................done.
> Determining what C compiler and linker to use...Compilation failed with
> 'c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC\bin\cl.exe'
> I don't see any specific directions in the readme or in online searching.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks.
> -Kris
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