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Re: Re: Re: how to use ppm with source built perl?

by jZed (Prior)
on Dec 08, 2003 at 18:46 UTC ( #313180=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: how to use ppm with source built perl?
in thread how to use ppm with source built perl?

Are you saying that an ActiveState .ppd of a module that has an XS component will work with a perl compiled with gcc? Are you also saying that a hand-rolled .ppd using a gcc compile of a module that has an XS component will work with ActivePerl? I've been under the impression that neither was possible.
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Re^4: how to use ppm with source built perl?
by simonflk (Pilgrim) on Dec 22, 2004 at 14:58 UTC

    I've used binary modules compiled with gcc + a gcc-built perl on ActiveState perl. I don't remember specifically trying ActiveState-built modules on my gcc-built perl - but I've not encountered any problems.

    I generally use my gcc perl to compile modules that can be installed by other users in the the department that have a standard, supported desktop installation of ActiveState perl. Off the top of my head some of the binary modules that I've built and used in this way are:

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