[Pdx-pm] CentOS 5.x and Perl 5.10+

Mark Morgan lemming at quirkyqatz.com
Tue Jul 5 14:11:47 PDT 2011

I've learned more perl lately because of lacuna...  (granted, not being 
in IT anymore was the main factor I wasn't keeping track)

On 07/05/2011 02:27 PM, chromatic wrote:
> On Tuesday, July 05, 2011 at 01:20 pm, Roderick A 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?
> I use App::perlbrew and ignore the system Perl 5:
> 	http://search.cpan.org/perldoc?perlbrew
> Several deployment options exist: one perlbrew per application or one per user
> or one per compilation of Perl 5.
> The latter approach works for me, but I don't mind reinstalling all of my CPAN
> dependencies every time I install a new Perl 5 point release. If that's a
> bother for you (and it may become one for me), one local::lib installation per
> Perl 5 major release family can help.
> -- c
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