ActivePerl - ActiveState's quality-assured binary build of Perl


ActivePerl is ActiveState's quality-assured binary build of Perl. The latest Windows, Linux and Mac OS X builds are available for free to the community. Solaris, HP-UX and AIX builds are available in ActivePerl Business Edition.

ActivePerl includes:

  • The binary core distribution of perl. See perl for details.

  • A set of useful additional CPAN modules "out of the box".

  • The Perl Package Manager, for quick and easy install of additional Perl extension modules. See ppm for details.

  • Complete documentation in HTML format. This is found in the html sub directory where ActivePerl was installed.

The release notes for this version of ActivePerl is available in activeperl-release. A list of changes beween builds of ActivePerl is found in activeperl-changes.


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