On 26.4.2013 19:23, Brian Manning wrote:
On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 10:13 AM, Andrew Pennebaker
<andrew.penneba...@gmail.com> wrote:
Strawberry Perl is my go-to package for getting a sane development
environment in Windows. Just today, I was trying to install App::Ack on an
old Dell, and found Strawberry Perl very helpful in the process. Compiling
modules with C extensions like ack requires
which doesn't work so well in Windows.
Try using 'dmake' to install App::Ack.  IIRC it's already included
with Strawberry.

Exactly, there is 'dmake' for installation like

C:\any_pkg_root_dir> perl Makefile.PL
C:\any_pkg_root_dir> dmake test
C:\any_pkg_root_dir> dmake install

On top of that there is also GNU make bundled with strawberry perl as 'gmake' (it is intended for special purposes)


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