Setting Up PCs For Training
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Mon Jun 25 13:54:05 BST 2012
On 25 Jun 2012, at 13:53, Dave Cross wrote:
> Is there an easy way to clone a Strawberry Perl installation (including any installed CPAN modules) across multiple PCs?
> I'm going to run some training for a client next month and they are going to supply nine or ten PCs for the students. The PCs are running Windows with Strawberry Perl installed.
> I've sent them a list of the modules that will be required for the practical exercises and they are planning to manually install a couple of dozen modules on each of these PCs. Which seems like far too much work for me.
> I know next to nothing about Strawberry Perl. But there must be a way to take an installation from one machine and copy it onto another. Even if it's a low-tech as copying the CPAN library directory.
> Does anyone have any experience in this area? Any advice that I can pass on to my client?
> p.s. Yes, I should probably look at supplying VM images for this. That's an idea for the future.
>From memory strawberry perl installs everything into C:\strawbery or similar - I think you can just copy this between machines but I don't have multiple windows machines to test this. You'd also need to setup short-cuts etc.
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