Build Error: SerialPort 0.12 for Perl 5.28.1 on Windows

Looking for help with this package that is failing to build in my project.

Runtime Details

  • ActiveState
  • Language - perl 5.28.1
  • Platform - Windows

Failing Packages

  • SerialPort 0.12


  • Build failures: module SerialPort

Hey @softdev,

Thank you for the error report! However, looking at your project, it seems like you may have removed that module and are now stuck on getting module Device-USB to build.


I’m also getting an error compiling SerialPort. Fresh ActivePerl 5.26 install. Simple things like this should not be a problem.


SerialPort 0.12 is an older version of Win32::SerialPort module. The newer version is also available as Win32-SerialPort, and I’ve confirmed that Win32-SerialPort does build properly on Windows for perl 5.26 and 5.28.

There is a build issue on the perl 5.32 side that I will folllow up on, but that shouldn’t impact your usage.

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