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Re: Solaris, Perl 5.8 and use 5.005

by mhearse (Hermit)
on Mar 09, 2005 at 04:06 UTC ( #437799=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Solaris, Perl 5.8 and use 5.005

I recently did this on Solaris 7. The best solution I found was to build Perl-stable from source. Using the gcc 3.4 package from sunfreeware.com, I had no problems. I put the new distribution in /usr/local, to avoid overwriting the stock install. I really don't like the idea of having two Perl's in the PATH. I know there is a lot of hype about breaking programs when overwriting the default install, but I don't see how. You can always place a sym link to perl in /usr/bin.


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