a little wiser
Originally Posted by FishMonger
not quite there yet
i checked path variable - they were definitely set
when i ran dos though, they weren't there
then i ran dos as admin and they where there
now when i type ppm, the active state ppm is launched as a gui
i'd already played around with this anyway
it has a simple and clunky (un-intuitive) interface
supposedly you are able to point at a package on the net or the local file system and install - i've had no luck here
i tried running the command u gave - it just said PAR not found or something to that effect
there's a readme file that says u can manually install
u type 'perl Makefile.pl'
i did this and got the following messages:
so, still scratching my head
It looks like you don't have a C compiler on your PATH, so you will not be
able to compile C or XS extension modules. You can install GCC from the
MinGW package using the Perl Package Manager by running:
ppm install MinGW
Fetching 'PAR-Packer-1.013-MSWin32-x86-multi-thread-5.14.2.par' from www.cpan.or
g... Fetching failed:
No compiler found, won't generate 'script/parl.exe'!
Checking if your kit is complete...
Warning: prerequisite Getopt::ArgvFile 1.07 not found.
Warning: prerequisite Module::ScanDeps 1.05 not found.
Warning: prerequisite PAR 1.005 not found.
Warning: prerequisite PAR::Dist 0.22 not found.
Warning: prerequisite Parse::Binary 0.04 not found.
Warning: prerequisite Win32::Exe 0.17 not found.
Writing Makefile for PAR::Packer
still not sure where i'm going wrong