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Re: Where do I find the nmake module?

by Corion (Patriarch)
on Jun 29, 2019 at 07:02 UTC ( #11102111=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Where do I find the nmake module?

There is no "nmake" module, but there is dmake on CPAN.

What problem are you trying to solve that involves the nmake.exe program? nmake.exe comes with the Visual C++ compiler, so if you need nmake.exe, you'll likely also need the rest of VC++.

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Re^2: Where do I find the nmake module?
by Perlbotics (Bishop) on Jun 29, 2019 at 18:48 UTC

    Edit: Oops, sorry, was meant as a reply to the OP! .oO( must be the heatwave )

    Perhaps, using Strawberry Perl is a valid alternative for you?

    When I'm on Windows, I use Strawberry Perl.
    -- Larry Wall

    I don't know if that is true, but I had no problems with nmake and friends when using Strawberry Perl. It just works. Installing SB-Perl and ripping nmake.exe out might also work? It's a bit fat, though (but lighter than the driver-package for a modern graphics card ;-).

    From their web-page (my emphasis):

    Strawberry Perl is a perl environment for MS Windows containing all you need to run and develop perl applications. It is designed to be as close as possible to perl environment on UNIX systems.

    It includes perl binaries, compiler (gcc) + related tools, all the external libraries (crypto, math, graphics, xml ...), all the bundled database clients and all you expect from Strawberry Perl.

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