[Pdx-pm] Recommendations: Perl for Windows 2008 R2 server
raanders42 at gmail.com
Sat May 12 21:29:45 PDT 2018
This helps a lot.
I remember using PPM for many packages especially those that used XS
modules. Because ... no compiler so couldn't use cpan.
On 05/12/2018 06:09 PM, Dana Jacobsen wrote:
> Strawberry Perl is super simple to install on Windows using one of the
> msi files. It includes a lot of packages. For me, adding more has been
> as simple as using 'cpan install' from the command line.
> It even includes a fully functional C compiler and infrastructure so no
> problems installing XS modules (thank goodness).
> On Sat, May 12, 2018, 17:17 Roderick Anderson <raanders42 at gmail.com
> <mailto:raanders42 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Many years ago I built some scripts for a local ISP. They ran for many
> years despite it being on Windows systems.
> They lost a server and are rebuilding it from scratch. Problem is they
> want a free-ish distribution.
> I'm thinking Strawberry Perl but haven't followed the Perl world
> I did find an article by brian d foy in 2011. The only thing not
> covered how admin friendly it is.
> How easy or complex is it to install. How about adding modules. I
> probably be the one doing that and I am really out of touch with the
> Windows world.
> Any and all thoughts, suggestions, clue-sticks are welcome.
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