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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at mbay dot net>
Subject: Sybperl on NT
Date: Sep 2 1998 9:41PM

Wechsler, Steven M writes:
 > I'm attempting to get Sybperl running on my NT 4.0 system.  I have
 > ActivePerl build 502 (Perl 5.005_02) running fine.  I attempted to copy the
 > Sybperl binary from Reinoud Van Leeuwen's home page
 > (http://www.xs4all.nl/~reinoud/), but when I finally got all the files in
 > the correct place, my very simple program died with a "Parse Error".  No
 > further information was given (not even a line number).

Reinoud's binaries work with perl 5.004_02 (Gurusamy Sarathy's
version). They're pretty much garanteed not to work with anyother perl 
binary, as you've found out

 > 
 > I figured then I'd try to build Sybperl from the source code using MS C++
 > 5.0.  When I used NMAKE, I got the following error: 
 > 
 > Microsoft (R) Program Maintenance Utility   Version 1.62.7022
 > Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp 1988-1997. All rights reserved.
 > 
 > The name specified is not recognized as an
 > internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
 > NMAKE : fatal error U1077: 'cd' : return code '0x1'
 > Stop.

Hmmm....

Don't know what the problem is there, exactly. Anyone else have any
idea?

Michael
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