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Thursday March 23, 2006
07:54 AM

msvcc fun

[ #29080 ]

I've been playing with the microsoft downloads of MS VC++ and have finally fiddled my way to compiling and installing DateTime (there isn't a PPM as one of the Infinate tests fails).

And, it wasn't so bad:

I installed three MS things: The full platform SDK (available as an ISO download), the free Visual C toolkit, and the dot net redistributable - although I'm not certain I really needed that.

Add in an ActiveState perl then perl Makefile.PL. Then edit the Makefile to use libcmt.lib rather than msvcrt.lib, and make, make install. All rather too simple...

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  • Still no release? I helped him many moons ago with the broken Windows tests.

    It's a shame really, it's a really good module, not to mention it being a prereq to a few other modules.
  • There are DateTime modules in Randy Kobes PPM site.

    Describing Active Repository 2:
        Name: theoryx
    Location: http://theoryx5.uwinnipeg.ca/cgi-bin/ppmserver?urn:/PPMServer58
        Type: PPMServer 2.0

    ppm> search DateTime
    Using cached search result set 1.
       1. DateTime                      [0.3] DateTime base objects
       2. DateTime-Calendar-Hijri      [0.00] DateTime objects in the Hijri (Islamic) cal