PadWalker installation issue

  • Anonymous - 2010-09-21

    Platform: MSWin32-x64-multi-thread-5.8 (WinXP 64Bit)

    I built the PadWalker module from scratch and created a ppd package file. Then I installed this package file.
    ppm query PadWalker shows the new package

    But if I use the module with "use PadWalker qw(peek_my peek_our peek_sub closed_over);"
    I got following error:

    Can't load 'C:/Program Files/Perl/site/lib/auto/PadWalker/PadWalker.dll' for module PadWalker: load_file:The specified module could not be found at C:/Program Files/Perl/lib/ line 229.
    C:/Program Files/Perl/site/lib/auto/PadWalker/PadWalker.dll' is existing!

    I've tested a path name w/o blanks with the same results.
    Any ideas??


  • Jan Ploski

    Jan Ploski - 2010-09-21

    (Out of curiosity) Do you get the same error message if you remove the file?

    I suspect the error message may be misleading - perhaps the file exists but cannot be loaded because of unsatisfied DLL dependencies or some other problem. In general, I think you will have better luck asking this question in ActiveState or some other Win32 forum than here.

  • Anonymous - 2010-09-22

    For your curiosity: If I remove the dll file I got this message:
    Can't locate loadable object for module PadWalker in @INC (@INC contains: …)


  • Jan Ploski

    Jan Ploski - 2010-09-22

    Perhaps can help you. Also make sure you aren't trying to use a 64 bit DLL in 32-bit-compiled Perl or vice versa.


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