Running Perl with DBD::mysql on Vista 64 bit

Posted by FlatBallFlyer on 2008-07-22 10:54
Forums: PPM | OS: Windows x64

I've spent several days trying to get a build of PERL and PPM that could provide me with support for DBD::mysql under 64 bit Vista. I first tried PERL 5.10-x64, the PERL part worked just fine, but under PPM I could not find DBD::mysql anywhere. I then tried PERL 5.8-x64, and under PPM again I could not find DBD::mysql. Finally I installed PERL 5.8 x86, and PPM found the DBD::mysql module just fine. I hate to be running this far off of the latest version, and for my true platform. My questions are:

1. Is there any support for the MySql module under 64 bit Perl 5.10 or 5.8?
2. Are there any known issues with running Perl 5.8 x86 under Vista 64 bit?

Thanks for any information

benhadad | Sun, 2009-03-22 09:42

I have ran into this same problem. Had to drop down to 5.8. It's been 6 months and still no fix?