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Re: update perl from 5.14.2 (ubuntu 12.04 default version) to 5.18

by Thai Heng (Beadle)
on Jun 07, 2013 at 11:53 UTC ( #1037662=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to update perl from 5.14.2 (ubuntu 12.04 default version) to 5.18

I must uninstall all cpan modulers installed in perl 5.14.2? and how can I do that simply?


Comment on Re: update perl from 5.14.2 (ubuntu 12.04 default version) to 5.18
Re^2: update perl from 5.14.2 (ubuntu 12.04 default version) to 5.18
by ww (Bishop) on Jun 07, 2013 at 12:28 UTC
    Don't!

    Don't uninstall 5.14 modules. Don't mess with the default Perl because it's used by system processes. Set up (as you did) another dir for 5.18, and install the modules you need there. Then make sure your path to perl -- hashbang and lib directives -- point to the new package.

    Search this site (Google works well for this) for some combination of keywords "ubuntu," "update," "Perl" and "version."


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