This area contains prebuilt ppm packages for Win32 for ActivePerl builds 12xx, based on perl-5.12. If you are looking for packages for ActivePerl builds 6xx, based on perl-5.6, see http://theoryx5.uwinnipeg.ca/ppmpackages/, or for ActivePerl builds 8xx, based on perl-5.8, see http://theoryx5.uwinnipeg.ca/ppms/. or for ActivePerl builds 10xx, based on perl-5.10, see http://cpan.uwinnipeg.ca/PPMPackages/10xx/.
Zipped archives of most of these packages, suitable for local installation, are available, as are some bundled zipped archives consisting of a package plus all of its prerequisites.
If a desired package isn't available here, you can request one to be supplied.
Packages in this directory may be installed by giving the following command at a DOS prompt:
C:\>ppm install http://cpan.uwinnipeg.ca/PPMPackages/12xx/package.ppdwhere package.ppd is the name of the package listed below (with a .ppd extension added). Alternatively, you can add repositories to the ppm utility (see the help facility within the ppm shell for the syntax of how to do so); doing this allows you to search for and install packages within the ppm shell using the syntax:
ppm> search something ppm> install Some-PackageA set of repositories, suitable for adding to the ppm utility of ActivePerl 12xx, is given below - make sure to add only those repositories corresponding to your Perl version, as reported by