[Israel.pm] nmake problem

Gabor Szabo szabgab at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 04:15:52 PST 2009


On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 1:57 PM, Chanan Berler <bc.other at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello All,
>
> I started working in a new company,

congratulations. I hope in this company they will let us use strict
and warnings.

> and installed first time
> ActiveState perl (v5.10.1 built for MSWin32-x86-multi-thread)
> I need now nmake.exe in order to install any pm module downloaded from CPAN.
>
> I checked and found a link to microsoft nmake15 and installed it in C:\Perl\bin
> Q: when starting CPAN i get this message:
>
> "It looks like you don't have a C compiler and make utility installed.  Trying
> to install dmake and the MinGW gcc compiler using the Perl Package Manager.
> This may take a a few minutes..."
>
> can anyone help me ?

Why not use Strawberry Perl? It already comes with a compiler and make
and a configured cpan client.

Gabor


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