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Dear Kevin,

Solaris is one of the platforms of choice for Perl, you should have no trouble installing it with the following commands (run as root, and assuming you've downloaded the source to the latest release, currently 5.8.8):

bunzip2 stable.tar.bz2 # may require installation from sunsite tar -xf stable.tar cd perl-5.8.8 # adjust as appropriate configure -des && make all test install

and you shall see, it is better than DOS.

• another intruder with the mooring in the heart of the Perl


In reply to Re: New to PERL but how is this better than DOS? by grinder
in thread New to PERL but how is this better than DOS? by Kevin_Raymer

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