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Re: Upgrade perl

by ph0enix (Friar)
on Feb 13, 2003 at 09:02 UTC ( #234924=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Upgrade perl

I've tried this for SuSE 7.3 without success. Replacing distribution version of perl (5.6.1) with 5.8.0 broke some system services depending on it (eg. cups). So I switched back to 5.6.1 for system and install 5.8.0 to /opt/perl-5.8.0.

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Re: Re: Upgrade perl
by mirod (Canon) on Feb 13, 2003 at 09:32 UTC

    You can probably use 5.8.0, you just have to add the path to Suse's modules (typically in /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.6.1/) when you compile Perl.

      Thanks, I tried once to compile without setting the path to modules. I become trouble with apache. My Cgi's did not work. "can not find module in @INC" ... At the End I reinstall perl 5.6.1 as rpm ... Murcia

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