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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: Re: Constructing sybperl
Date: Feb 3 1998 5:32PM
I unfortunately do not have a binary of 2.09 for NT available at this
If you want, you can send me the full log of your perl Makefile.PL
run, as well as the output of perl -V on your system. This may help
figuring out what is wrong.
> I have given the 2.09 install of sybperl on NT a try and am failing any
> insight would be appreciated.
> Because I do not have a C compiler for NT. I got the Gurusamy Sarathy
> binary (4.002)from the internet and installed it on my NT workstation. The
> only problem I had with this is the "install.bat" would not execute till I
> copied dirhandl.pm to dirhandle.pm. It intstalled fine after that.
> I copied your sybperl-.gz and unzipped it and tar extracted it on unix. I
> then copied the files and directories down to my NT workstation.
> Read the readme.win32. I edited the CONFIG file to include my sybase
> path. Then ran into problems with running perl Makefile.PL. It appears to
> run but aborts with an error in line 42 saying it cannot find WriteMakefile
> sub. I looked in the perl's makemake.pm file and there appears to be a
> definition for this sub but, I don't know why it doesn't work.
> I am in the process of trying to borrow a visual C compler for making the
> file if I can ever get it constructed.
> Rather than using the perl binary, do you have to have compiled perl on
> the NT machine for this whole process to work.?
> Dennis Krystowiak
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