[thelist] Compile Perl

deke web at master.gen.in.us
Wed Jun 6 08:34:23 CDT 2001

On 5 Jun 2001, at 23:54, Josh Spiegel posted a message which said:

> My Question:  Can you compile perl code to binary?  If so, is it a common
> practice?

Yes, you can. There's PERL2EXE and there is a Perl-to-C translator
(which may or may not be ready for prime time; I haven't checked lately)

AFAIK, it's not particularly common.

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  the bar is far away but I will walk carefully." 
                            -- Russian Proverb

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