I tried adding the Perl component to my existing XAMPP (v 1.6.2, I think). Couldn't get it to work, so I uninstalled my existing version of XAMPP and installed the latest version. I'm still not getting Perl to work - for example, entering
throws a 404 message. (This is the same thing that had happened before.)
Also, when I was installing the new version of XAMPP, I got quite a few error messages (maybe 5 - 10). I copied some of them:
Error opening file for writing:
Then the same message for these two files plus a handful of others that I didn't copy:
I just hit "Ignore" on all of these error messages and continued with the installation.
I also got the message that it couldn't install MySQL as a service because Port 3306 was already in use.
So questions are:
1. Do I need to be concerned about those files that were skipped or is the only problem that I have to start MySQL manually since the the service failed to install?
2. If I need to be concerned, how do I fix it?
3. Why am I having trouble getting Perl to run?
Btw, I'm pretty inexperienced with all of this so simple explanations will be much appreciated.