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Re: activestate perl on cygwin
- From: Brian Dessent <brian at dessent dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2007 08:37:42 -0800
- Subject: Re: activestate perl on cygwin
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> But how do you then install modules? Just like in unix from the tarballs
> that are intended for unix?
Essentially, yes. Just run CPAN (perl -MCPAN -e shell) and type
"install Foo::Bar" just as you would on any unix system. You don't have
to actually know or care about tarballs, CPAN does all that for you.
Note that if a module has a prerequisite for a library you must install
that library first, just as you would on a unix system. But modules
that require this are few and far between (e.g. DBD::MySql requires
When in doubt, the answer to any Cygwin question should be "as you would
on any posix system."
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