pl2bat on windows x64 is broken

Posted by lzhou on 2017-04-09 08:07
Forums: PPM | OS: Windows x64

Please fix the pl2bat on windows x64 because it causes build fails.

the following is one example:

or you can search for "pl2bat.bat :WinNT was unexpected at this time. dmake: Error code 255" and find out a dozen others.

ActiveState Staff
Mon, 2017-04-10 08:29

I'm not sure if pl2bat.bat is the problem at this point in time because I'm trying to install Net-Shadowsocks from CPAN on 5.22.3 and 5.24.1 (both Win64) and get errors when installing.

What is strange is your package on 5.24 Win-32 bit compiles on PPM with no errors (

However, it fails again with

Were you able to get this to install on Win 64 via cpan? | Thu, 2017-06-22 23:42

This bug affects a number of my packages.


Is there anything I can do to speed up fixing this?