[Perl] shared perl/site/lib for win32 installations

Uri Bruck bruck at actcom.net.il
Sun Nov 3 15:11:12 PST 2002

You can also get a compiler like perl2exe (not free)
and install just the executable on the shared directory.

On Sun, 3 Nov 2002, Hershel Safer wrote:

> I am running ActiveState Perl 5.6.1 (build 633) on Win2k, with various
> extensions added via PPM (Perl Package Manager, version 3.0.1).  I would now
> like to run some of my programs on other computers in the company, which
> means not only installing Perl on those computers, but also remembering
> which extensions I have installed and intalling them on the other computers
> as well.
> I would like to install the extensions in a directory on a server, then set
> the PERL5LIB environment variable on each computer to point to the shared
> directory.  I can't figure out how to get PPM to install to the shared
> location.  I suppose I could install the entire Perl distribution there,
> then use the PPM Target command, but this seems like overkill (though it has
> the side benefit of my not having to install Perl on each of the other
> computers, but just the PATH variable while I am setting PERL5LIB).
> How do you other Win2k users handle this?  Thanks,
> Hershel


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