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From: "Cross, David" <david dot cross at csfb dot com>
Subject: RE: Sybperl on NT
Date: Sep 3 1998 8:50AM


There's a version of SybPerl that works with ActivePerl available on the
ActiveState site. You need to use ActiveState's Perl Package Manager
( to install it. I've posted a couple of messages to the list over
the last couple of days describing how to use it. If you haven't seen these
messages, mail me and I'll forward them to you.


> ----------
> From: 	Wechsler, Steven M[]
> Sent: 	02 September 1998 19:42
> To: 	SybPerl Discussion List
> Subject: 	Sybperl on NT
> 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
> (, 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).
> 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.
> Since I know absolutely nothing about MS C++ (or C++ in general) and it's
> been many years since I last played with a Makefile, I have no idea what
> to
> do about this error.
> Any suggestions for either of these problems is greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Steve
> --
> Steven Wechsler/Sybase DBA/Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., Inc.
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