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Download and install that would have the "shared.pm

This question is regarding Perl.  I have a script that is running and it is not finding the following library: "shared.pm"

Who can tell me which would be the correct module to download and install that would have the "shared.pm"

This is the error  "Can't locate threads/shared.pm in @INC (@INC contains: C:/Perl/lib C:/Perl/site/lib .)"


Please, help me by directing me how to find out which will be the right place to download the module or the library.  

Thanks,
Nancy L
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FishMongerCommented:
What version of Perl are you using?  You need to be using 5.8.x

You need these 2 modules:
  use threads;
  use threads::shared;

http://search.cpan.org/~jdhedden/threads-1.12/threads.pm
http://search.cpan.org/~jdhedden/threads-shared-0.99/shared.pm

Both of them are core modules in 5.8.x which means they are included in the activestate install of Perl.  However, if you're using 5.6.x, then neither is installed by default.  You can use ppm to install threads, but according to activestate, threads::shared does not work below 5.8.x.

My recommendation is to upgrade to 5.8.7 which comes with both modules.
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Suhas .QA ManagerCommented:
Hi nlopezzapa07,
Check once have u installed the shared.pm in path of @INC array.
else u have to add the path, where u saved the .pm file.

Cheers!
Suhas
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nlopezzapa07Author Commented:
With the links it took me a little while, but learned the hard way to that the path needed to be added.  Your help has been excellent.  
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