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Subject: Installation failure on Strawberry Perl 5.10.0
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Hi I am running Strawberry Perl 5.10.0 final on Windows XP. I have had great success at installing many modules via cpan but not with DBD::mysql My cpan session output was... cpan shell -- CPAN exploration and modules installation (v1.9205) ReadLine support enabled Show quoted text
cpan> install DBD::mysql
Database was generated on Sat, 29 Dec 2007 02:59:35 GMT Running install for module 'DBD::mysql' Running make for C/CA/CAPTTOFU/DBD-mysql-4.006.tar.gz Checksum for C:\strawberry\cpan\sources\authors\id\C\CA\CAPTTOFU\DBD-mysql-4.006.tar.gz ok Scanning cache C:\strawberry\cpan\build for sizes ............................................................................ DONE Going to build C/CA/CAPTTOFU/DBD-mysql-4.006.tar.gz Failed to determine directory of mysql.h. Use perl Makefile.PL --cflags=-I<dir> to set this directory. For details see the INSTALL.html file, section "C Compiler flags" or type perl Makefile.PL --help Warning: No success on command[C:\strawberry\perl\bin\perl.exe Makefile.PL LIBS=-LC:\strawberry\c\lib INC=-IC:\strawberry\c\include] CAPTTOFU/DBD-mysql-4.006.tar.gz C:\strawberry\perl\bin\perl.exe Makefile.PL LIBS=-LC:\strawberry\c\lib INC=-IC:\strawberry\c\include -- NOT OK Running make test Make had some problems, won't test Running make install Make had some problems, won't install Failed during this command: CAPTTOFU/DBD-mysql-4.006.tar.gz : writemakefile NO 'C:\strawberry\perl\bin\perl.exe Makefile.PL LIBS=-LC:\strawberry\c\lib INC=-IC:\strawberry\c\include' returned status 512 Regards Maurice Height
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You'd need to set the path to MySQL like this: perl Makefile.PL --with-mysql=c:\mysql Then it works correctly. Newer strawberries all bundle DBD::mysql -- Mike

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