in reply to Trying to install Storable, use nmake : does not work, ppm no option

Couple of things:

Storable isn't part of the ActiveState Win32 distribution and as far as I know, is not Win32 compatible.

Thanks davis for correcting me. I was confusing this with the Storable warnings I saw during a recent Cache::Cache build.

In regards to ppm and your proxy, set the following environmental variables on your machine: