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How to install DBD::Sybase on Windows using ActiveState Perl

Assuming that OpenClient is installed:

Install ActiveState Perl from http://www.activestate.com ; (free)

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1) Start -> ActiveState Perl -> Perl Package Manager  
    a) install DBI
    b) exit
2) download latest DBD-Sybase*.zip from http://www.peppler.org/downloads/ActiveState
    a) extract zip file to temporary directory (e.g. c:\test)
    b) Start -> Run -> cmd.exe
        I) cd \test
       II) ppm install DBD-Sybase.ppd
      III) exit

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That’s it 🙂

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  1. Durai says:

    When i’m trying to install ppd (Perl Ver 10.0), i’m getting the following error. any help?

    C:\CVS\Lib>ppm install DBD-Sybase.ppd
    ppm install failed: The PPD does not provide code to install for this platform

    C:\CVS\Lib>ppm install DBD-Sybase.ppd
    ppm install failed: The PPD does not provide code to install for this platform

    C:\CVS\Lib>ppm install DBD-Sybase.ppd
    ppm install failed: The PPD does not provide code to install for this platform

    C:\CVS\Lib>ppm install Sybase-Simple.ppd
    ppm install failed: The PPD does not provide code to install for this platform

    C:\CVS\Lib>ppm install sybperl.ppd
    ppm install failed: The PPD does not provide code to install for this platform

  2. Max says:

    Getting the same error as Durai.

  3. Guys, I just created a new PPM for OpenClient 15.5 (32bit) for Active State Perl 5.10. You can get it at http://froebe.net/blog/2010/02/17/get-it-here-perl-dbdsybase-1-09-for-active-state-perl-5-10-on-windows-xpvista7-32bit/

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