|Think about Loose Coupling|
building perlby cmac (Monk)
|on Dec 17, 2008 at 05:30 UTC||Need Help??|
cmac has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
1. If I build perl to an x86 arch higher than i386, will the resultant perl be willing to use modules in a directory like /usr/local/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.7/i386-freebsd, if I say that it should be included in @INC ??
This contains things from my hosting provider, for which I don't have access to source. On the face of it, using modules compiled for a predecessor arch should be OK...
2. Does anyone know of a utility program that discovers and displays the x86 architecture of a machine that it's run on? The tech support people at my hosting provider have a hard time with Qs like "what processor is my site running on?"
3. I want to build a perl with setuid capability. Can I answer "Does your kernel have *secure* setuid scripts?" with "yes" for freeBSD-6.3?
Thanks for being there,