Thanks for the reply. Yes I would very much be thankful if you could provide a detailed method or point me to a link where the detailed steps are provided. I did search the net, but most of the stuff I found was either high level steps or too much details. Though I am comfortable with the cli, I recently started using Linux and hence do not possess enough knowhow to fiddle in depth.
As for the "system perl" shipped with Wheezy, that should not be a problem. I had, a while ago, compiled Perl 5.16.3 and it had worked just fine. I can do the same/use perlbrew.
Thank you once again for helping me out on this.
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