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Re: activestate perl on cygwin
DePriest, Jason R. wrote:
Apparently somebody didn't get the joke/prod that I was doing based on
the fact that the OP misspelled Oracle as Orcale and mistyped the "::"
> checked activestate. Then I needed some modules, DBD:Orcale to be
exact.According to ActiveState's website
Maybe you should have looked for DBD::Oracle instead? :-)
DBD::Oracle Oracle no longer provides the Oracle client libraries for
And damn I included a smiley...
Apparently ActiveState has been ported to more platforms than I was
aware of. Still, authors on CPAN, in general, don't know or think about
PPM (AFAICT) and just do things in what they consider the "standard" way
(perl -MCPAN). I guess my point can be boiled down to "Why fight the
Aside from the grammatical errors my point still stands. AFAIK ppm,
ActiveState's module installer, only works in ActiveState and I don't
believe that ActiveState works on Linux, Unix and Macs, whereas the
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It looks like PPM3 works with all the OSes that ActiveState releases
perl for which include Windows, Linux, MacOS X, Solaris, and HP-UX.
That plus that annual subscription fee is way out of my $0.00 software
I am not so sure about PPM2. It only has instructions for Windows.Yes but it is fun isn't it?
Again, we have moved way out of the realm of relevance to cygwin at
Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
Doesn't "expecting the unexpected" make the unexpected the expected.
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