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Are there any major Perl issues with Mac OS X Lion?by kcott (Abbot)
|on Sep 06, 2011 at 02:57 UTC||Need Help??|
kcott has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I'm looking at changing to a Mac environment and I'm wondering if there's any major Perl-related gotchas I should be aware of.
Looking at Apple's current offerings, I expect to be purchasing a Mac Pro with OS X Lion. I have no experience with Mac OS X (see Background below for other details).
Being new to the Mac world, my biggest problem is probably not knowing what questions to ask. Here's a non-exhaustive list:
I've had a look at OS X Lion Technical Specifications: Perl is only mentioned by name; the version is not given; no further links are provided.
Background: If it helps with your response, my current home setup is WinXP (Strawberry Perl 5.12.0) with Cygwin (Perl 5.12.0 built from source); I've used Perl commercially in a variety of UNIX-based environments (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD and others); I have substantial Perl experience (over 15 years).
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