Two Installations of Perl!

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Thu Oct 2 09:04:53 IST 2003

greyhair wrote:

> I know it is EVIL to have two installations of perl.  My server is, i
> guess, possessed.
> Question: how to I tell the system to use one version over the other??
> Is there a
> simple *QUICK* way??
> Thanks for any advice.  Please note *QUICK*, thank you.

those of us running freebsd and employ the ports version of perl always
have two perl's install - the system one and the ports one.

There's a couple of  scripts that change /usr/bin/perl to point at the
appropriate binary, which in turn have their own perllib paths etc built in.

Martin Hepworth
Senior Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic Ltd
+44 (0)1865 842300

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