Windows 7

Can't find bundle within the store


currently I'm seraching for a bundle with
ActivePerl + Kommodo + PerlDevKit
which works togeteher WITHOUT having support selected
but I can't find it anywhere in the store.

Some years ago this bundle was available
( at least easy to access ).

Best Regards

Help me install Active Tcl

I am running Windows 7 and I do not know how to install Active Tcl so I joined this forum hoping for more instructions

Adding class types to engine's namespace

I tried this one in the other forum, I am trying my luck here:
I was wondering if it's possible to add class types defined in a type library calling AddTypeLib() instead of adding a specific instance using AddNamedObject(). I tried to do it on IActiveScript interface to VBScript and to Python in some implementation of an embeddable scripting editor and though the return code from AddTypeLib was OK- the class types from the type library were not familiar to the engine.
Is it possible with Python? how should I address this class once it's in?


Does work OK with 64 bit Windows 7

Just wanted to check as I dont want to migrate to Windows 10

Trying to Install PAR-Packer


I am trying to add some new packages to my Perl Installation. I was successfully able to add the PostScript-Convert package However, when I try to install the PAR-Packer package, I get the error message:
ppm install failed: Can't find any package that provides PAR-Packer.
I am using the command provided by the ActiveState PPM Index so I am not sure what is going on. Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.

Jim Crust
Elliott Company

ActiveTcl installation fails on Win 7 with a generic error message

I tried two versions currently available. Both fail the same way. Tried rebooting my PC to no avail. Tried running the installer from a command line as an administrator. Even tried redirecting the output to a log file, all to no avail.

rename function failing during a directory renaming operation

I have a small perl script that I want to use to rename directories / folders in a certain way.
If you put the directories name directly in the function it works but if you put a variable it fails.
See my code below:
Any ideas on how to fix this. Running on windows 7 and using 32 bit Activestate perl.

#use this script to rename folders to make it consistent naming style
# We will decide on our naming convention and style when this Perl script is working
# Aug 1, 2018
# test script to rename directory folder
#$file = "C:/folder1/" . "$file";

Problem installing ActiveState Python 3.5.4 on Windows 7 64bit

When I install ActiveState Python 3.5.4 on my Windows 7 (64bit) machine no shortcuts are created in Start Menu. I know that these shortcuts used to be created in earlier versions, and lack of them may point to some problem with the installation. Still, I have tried several times to uninstall and reinstall again and each time nothing was added to the Start Menu.

Does anyone know if this is an expected behaviour?



Perl Saxon


I am looking for a solution to use Saxon in Perl
we need to filter a lot of XML files with XSLT but the customer does not have software for that.
Want to know if it is possible with Perl!

thnx for your advice


Has anyone gotten DBD::MySQL to work with SSL in ActiveState Perl? I have the following code:

use warnings;
use strict;
use DBI;

my $dbname = "database";
my $host = "";
my $port = "3306";
my $user = "username";
my $pass = "password";
my $cakey = "ca-cert.pem";
my $clientkey = "win-key.pem.nopass";
my $clientcert = "win-cert.pem";

my $dsn = DBI->connect("dbi:mysql:dbname=$dbname;host=$host;port=$port;mysql_ssl=1;mysql_ssl_ca_file=$cakey;mysql_ssl_client_key=$clientkey;mysql_ssl_client_cert=$clientcert","$user","$pass",