[Pdx-pm] Recommendations: Perl for Windows 2008 R2 server
raanders42 at gmail.com
Sun May 13 07:54:40 PDT 2018
Thank you Shlomi. The links will help a lot.
Me and the system admin I'm trying to help. :-)
On 05/12/2018 09:10 PM, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> 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/ .
> -- Shlomi
>> 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
>>> 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.
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