[Pdx-pm] Recommendations: Perl for Windows 2008 R2 server
shlomif at shlomifish.org
Sat May 12 21:10:18 PDT 2018
On Sat, 12 May 2018 18:09:56 -0700
Dana Jacobsen <dana.jacobsen at gmail.com> 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).
I can also recommend Strawberry Perl. You may also find https://chocolatey.org/
and https://chocolatey.org/packages/StrawberryPerl useful. Note that we
maintain a page with resources here: http://perl-begin.org/platforms/windows/ .
> On Sat, May 12, 2018, 17:17 Roderick Anderson <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 much
> > lately.
> > 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 will
> > 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.
> > TIA,
> > Rod
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