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Are the Perl Power Tools still around? I'm trying to install them on Windows Server 2008 with Strawberry Perl. If I search the web I get:


as first link, where I read "As of 2004-08-06, this project may now be found at http://ppt.perl.org". However http://ppt.perl.org is not working.

So I tried on CPAN and found


However if I try from cpan command line to install them with "install Bundle::PPT", I get the following:

Warning: Cannot install Bundle::PPT, don't know what it is.
Try the command

    i /Bundle::PPT/

to find objects with matching identifiers.

Running i /Bundle::PPT/ as suggested results in:

No objects found of any type for argument /Bundle::PPT/

Where can I get and how to install Perl Power Tools on Windows?

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I couldn't install it with cpan either, but it worked with cpanminus if I was willing to skip the tests.

cpan App::cpanminus
cpanm Bundle::PPT

Note: I don't use Bundle::PPT, but I do use strawberry, and I'm just trying to help you get it installed.

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