On Wed, 2007-01-03 at 19:09 -0600, Dave Ihnat wrote:
On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 07:56:10PM -0500, Erik Hemdal wrote:
> I think what you want is activestate.com
and look for ActivePerl. There may
> be other Windows ports, but ActivePerl is the one I've used.
As a straight Perl port, it's decent. But as someone else mentioned, I really
can't recommend CygWin (http://www.cygwin.com
) enough. It's a tremendous
toolchest of Unix/Linux apps built for Windows, and has one of the best
and simplest installation and update interfaces I've seen. It almost makes
I have to agree with Dave here, install Cygwin, add c:\cygwin\bin to
your Windows path and suddenly the Windows terminal becomes the most
powerful tool on the box. Just being able to type 'ls' at the dos prompt
and not get a 'bad command or filename' is worth it.