A few months ago I wrote an article geared towards MySQL Windows users on using ActiveState Perl in order to run various MySQL scripts. It was kind of a pain to get set up properly for MySQL usage, hence requiring a write-up in the first place.
But now I’d just like to inform all Windows MySQL users that using Strawberry Perl for your Perl needs is much easier than Active State Perl.
Simply install it. That’s it. No need to worry about later locating and installing the Perl DBI and DBD:MySQL modules, as they’re automatically installed. How refreshing!
You can download Strawberry Perl from here:
I downloaded the latest GA version: 188.8.131.52, double-clicked on the installer, installed it, and ran the MySQL scripts immediately.
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