[San-Diego-pm] Release: Camelbox 2009.141.0110Z-tahi
rforgey at alumni.caltech.edu
Thu May 21 17:04:30 PDT 2009
On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 4:29 PM, Brian Manning <elspicyjack at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 4:03 PM, Bob Forgey<rforgey at alumni.caltech.edu>
> > Can I use Camelbox and PAR to package up a Perl application as a
> > single executable for Windows? If my app is GPL, does Camelbox's
> > license allow this? It's my understanding that Activestate's license
> > doesn't.
> That's not how I'm reading their license . In any case, Camelbox
> is licensed under the same terms as Perl itself (Perl Artistic *or*
> Camelbox does come with PAR, however, PAR is not "perfect", meaning
> I've yet to come up with a workable solution for wrapping anything
> having to do with Gtk2-Perl. The PAR FAQ goes into this a little bit
> . My experience has been that PAR picks up Gtk2-Perl .dll
> libraries, but it fails to map them correctly back to their original
> filenames when they're unpacked in order to run them. Other modules
> that use straight XS calls and pure-Perl modules should work fine
> using PAR on Windows.
OK, I guess it's a good idea to read these things carefully and
completely! I'm still very glad to hear about Camelbox, though; it
will be very nice to just be able to use CPAN, and not to also have to
deal with ActiveState's PPM.
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