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Re^2: Distributing perl

by rvosa (Curate)
on Aug 10, 2006 at 00:38 UTC ( #566521=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Distributing perl
in thread Distributing perl

I believe the question was more about distributing a core perl installation (though in some sense that's what the solutions you're proposing are too). If I understand correctly it kind of depends whether or not you can do that. For example, I don't think you can just redistribute ActivePerl, but with other builds (including your own) you usually can.

(Please correct me if I'm wrong on this.)

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Re^3: Distributing perl
by jdtoronto (Prior) on Aug 10, 2006 at 03:19 UTC
    My reading of the OP's question led me to believe that he was lookig precisely at the sort of packaging that PerlApp, perl2exe or PAR produce. I have tried PAR and perl2exe, but settled on PerlApp because to be honest I find the entire Komodo-Pro package rather nice. As of right now I think we have around 2000 users running one of our products which is a Perl/Tk app.

    ActiveState's licence is pretty good and I have taken the liberty of including it here:

    So basically, you are limited in what you can do about distributing the entire package, but you can use parts of the package when distributing an application processed by a wrapping tool.

    jdtoronto

      Note that this squares with the Artistic License because Perl is embedded in the final result.

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