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Installing Perl 5.10.0: problems with ./Configureby why_bird (Pilgrim)
|on May 07, 2008 at 13:25 UTC ( #685208=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml )||Need Help??|
why_bird has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I'm trying to install Perl 5.10.0 without root permissions. I've downloaded the source and extracted it to a suitable directory: ($HOME/modules_perl).
README, INSTALL and everything I've found on the web so far says that the next step is to cd to that directory, type './Configure -des -Dprefix="$HOME/Perl-5-10"' (or wherever you want to install it..)
However, this doesn't seem to be working for me. Here are the things I've tried, and the results:
I've also tried editing the Configure file to remove the comments, rewriting the #! line in the Configure file and (after Googling Configure: command not found) searching for stray ^M characters in the Configure file.. I've tried typing Configure rather than ./Configure in each of the above cases.. I really don't have a clue what's going on here but I expect it's something stupid and obvious, and I'd really appreciate a hint!
I have gcc and I'm working on what I thought was a UNIX server (but printenv shows: OSTYPE=linux; MACHTYPE=x86_64 ..?). Anything else you need to know, please ask, I don't really know what information is appropriate to givecheers
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