[Pdx-pm] CentOS 5.x and Perl 5.10+
Roderick A. Anderson
raanders at cyber-office.net
Thu Jul 7 12:15:10 PDT 2011
Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
> Is it a forlorn hope or has anyone come up with a way (that hopefully
> doesn't break piles of other stuff) to get a recent version of Perl on
> CentOS 5.5 systems.
> I've done the compile from a tarball, a Fedora src.rpm, etc. with less
> than stellar results. They worked but were not really maintainable.
> I'm looking at moving to Scientific Linux 6 since it is out (verse the
> last I heard for CentOS 6).
> Any suggestions or ideas?
Many thanks to all (Joshua Keroes, chromatic, Chris Weyl, Mark Morgan)
for the input. I'm building a new Linux-Vserver guest so I can try out
perlbrew and local::lib.
Any suggestions of where to put stuff so it doesn't trample on (or get
trampled on) the distribution? /opt/, /usr/local ...
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