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Perl2Exe FAQ Page
Perl2Exe Enterprise Version is not a single piece of software, but a special license that allows you to use all versions of Perl2Exe. This allows you to generate executables for all supported platforms. To download Perl2Exe Enterprise Version download the components for each of the platforms.
Installation instructions are in the user manual which is also
available on-line at http://www.indigostar.com/pxman.html .
For Perl2Exe for Win32 this field is optional. It is a place holder for possible future use. It also makes it easier to upgrade to other versions of Perl2Exe.
For Perl2Exe for Unix the login name is used to generate a registration key. The software can only be used on a machine with a matching login name. If this causes you any problems please email us.
For online and phone orders placed using your using a credit card, keys are send out automatically within a few minutes.
For orders sent by fax or postal mail, orders are processed the same day that we receive them. For US and Canada allow one week week, for international orders please allow 2 weeks. To speed up the order you can also send an an email to let us know to expect the order in the mail. If you key is late, allow three more days, then email us.
Upgrades to new minor releases are free for 1 year. A port from one Build of Perl to a newer one is considered a minor release. We issue registration keys which allow you to download and use minor upgrade releases free of charge.
The small option will make the executable about 500KB smaller. A shared DLL, p2xdll.dll of size 569KB will be required to the run the executable.
The reduction from using the -tiny option depends on what loadable modules the program uses. For example if your program uses only the ODBC module, the -tiny option reduces the exe file by 124K, and generates a DLL of the same size.
The speed is about the same. There is a slight speed up in starting the program (less than 1/4 sec).
Perl2Exe for various Unix platforms is now available.
For other Unix platforms, please send us an email to let us know what Unix platform you are interested in, and if you would like to be notified if and when a Unix version is available. Also let us know if you can provide access to a Unix machine for testing. To save electrons, nurons and crons, you won't receive a reply unless there are are questions in the email, but be assured that we do read the email.
The Shareware Authoring Library is provided in source code and provides the following functions: