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From: Ryan Neal <ryan_neal at yahoo dot com>
Subject: Re: Win32 compile
Date: Apr 7 2002 4:44AM

if you're using activestate,(IMHO on win32 you're crazy not to)
just use: 
ppm3 install sybperl

--- glen@socrates.Berkeley.EDU wrote:
> Can anyone provide some tips for making Makefile.PL compatible with
> Windows?  or point me to a useful thread in the sybperl-l archives?
> I am trying to compile sybperl with VC 6.0, perl 5.6.1, and Sybase
> OpenClient/C 12.5. There are (so far) 3 problems:
> 1) "The System cannot find the path specified."
>    This is apparently because ";" is not being interpreted as a
>    command separator in compound command expressions.
> 2) When I replace ";" with "&", which is understood as a command
>    separator, then I get: "The syntax of the command is incorrect."
> 3) I don't think this problem has to do with anything important(???),
>    so, I go ahead an run nmake, and get a several screens full of
>    incompatible type warnings, and then 8 link time fatal errors for
>    unresolved library symbols. This is during the CTlib phase.  BCP,
>    BLK, DBLIB and Sybperl modules compile and test OK. 
>    If I knew where the compiler was supposed to find _blk_init@16,
>    for example, maybe I could figure out how to fix my environment.
> Any suggestions appreciated.
> Glen Jackson
> ============
> Museum Informatics Project

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