Originally Posted by AZed
Well, the ActiveState dev kit shouldn't have any more problem compiling 5.10 perl to exes than 5.8, but the major problem with the ActiveState 5.10 distribution is that its support for CPAN is basically broken (they've got some kind of critical bug with their YAML parser that breaks it), so you're limited to PPM-installs.
PPM-install probably is OK. The problem is the par support for building a Windows binary. I basically spent a day or so testing all possible permutations to get it to work on 5.8.8. But maybe it works better in 5.10.