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April 12, 2010, 11:06 am
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First off, hope this is the right place for this question (or at least
its not the wrong place).
Am trying to understand how to use Shared memory in ActivePerl -
unfortunately AP doesn't seem to support it in its built-in libs.
Trying to download and install IPC::SysV thru CPAN (using ppm) gives
"OS unsupported error". I tried this both from the Cygwin-bash shell
(in which i usually work) and also from the MS-Command window - same
error. The shell displays the envar "OS" as Windows_NT.
My PC config in brief:
HP(Compaq) AMD Athlon LE-1640, 2.41GHz, 1.87G RAM
running MS-WinXP 2002 SP2
I have been able to successfully install ActivePerl and run several of
my programs, so I don't think it's anything to do with Perl per se.
How do I make this package (IPC::SysV) available? OR Should i be
using some other Shared-memory package? What would it be?
Kindly help with any / all pointers, or if more info is needed, please
Advance thanks for all the help...
Re: Req Help to install IPC::SysV on WinXP + ActiveState Perl
Thanks for the response, Steve. You are right. I also know that
WinXP is not SysV OS, but I was hoping that someone had implemented
IPC::SysV for WinXP. Turns out it is not. All I wanted was to use
Shared memory in ActivePerl, and (as you rightly said), the packages
Win32::MMF and Win32::MMF::Shareable (already available in
Activestate) seems to be the way to go... I am studying those now...
Thanks a lot once again & Best Regards,
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