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How to install DB_File module?

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I can't install DB_File.ppd.
I'm using Perl 5.8.0.805 on Windows 2000Pro.
After typing:

ppm install c:\temp\DB_File.ppd

I get:

Error: no suitable installation target for package DB_File.ppd

I need a quickly answer!
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Question by:pedja
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sosolala earned 2000 total points
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Hi

if you would go to: http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Downloads/ActivePerl/PPM/Packages

and then do a Ctrl+F for find and look for 1219 you will see that the module DB_file is not jet supported for 5.8.0

I have the same problem with an other module :-((

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by:rj2
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If you don't really need any of the new things in Perl 5.8.0 you could use 5.6.1 until DB_File gets supported in ActiveState Perl 5.8.0

http://www.activestate.com/Products/Download/Download.plex?id=ActivePerl
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by:pedja
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This is the solution:

when I saw that DB_File doesn't work with Perl 5.8 I downloaded Perl 5.61 (so the second answer was a little bit late)
then I still had the same problem which I resolved by finding different DB_File.ppd on th internet.

That finally passed ok.

Thanks for being that fast with answers!
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