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Re^5: Installing modules

by MidLifeXis (Prior)
on Jan 30, 2012 at 14:20 UTC ( #950779=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Installing modules
in thread Installing modules

It seems a little silly to have two different versions

I have a policy about the Perl installed with the system / OS - do not touch it. Unless my application is being bundled with the OS or needs to run on the bare OS, I install my own version of Perl. This allows my application to dictate the version of Perl, compile options, library / module versions, and so on without needing to be concerned with a patch or upgrade of the OS hosing my application, or conversely, my application hosing the OS.

--MidLifeXis


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Re^6: Installing modules
by Chuma (Acolyte) on Jan 31, 2012 at 23:22 UTC
    Makes sense. But apparently that's what I've done. So that's good, I guess.

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