in reply to Re^4: broke my perl? :(
in thread broke my perl? :(

If apt-get depends on perl, maybe the lower level program dpkg doesn't.

Downloading the .deb package manually then installing stuff with dpkg -i $deb_file has helped me to repair some Debian systems where apt wouldn't work anymore.

Perl 6 - links to (nearly) everything that is Perl 6.