[Pdx-pm] [csieh at fnal.gov: Re: Horribly Broken RHEL5/SL5 Perl]

Daniel Johnson teknotus at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 10:32:26 PDT 2008

On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 10:27 AM, Keith Lofstrom <keithl at kl-ic.com> wrote:
> I spoke too soon.  Sigh, no distro support on this one.  OK,
> for the complete Perl noob, how does one go about maintaining
> two versions of Perl on a machine, one for "system" and one
> for everything else including serving web pages?
> Understandable, updated, robust and secure is good.  I fear
> the only option is a large learning and maintenance burden.
> Keith

I'm getting in the habit of building OS packages for things I install
from source.  That way I can clean them out pretty easily if they
break something, and they replace the system version instead of being
a secondary install so I'm never in any doubt as to which version is

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