[ic] Installing Perl and Interchange 5.2

Mark Weaver mark at americanmicroinc.com
Mon Jun 7 16:56:19 EDT 2004

Jon Jensen wrote:

> On Mon, 7 Jun 2004, Ed Waldspurger wrote:
>>I am preparing to install Interchange 5.2 on SuSE Linux 9.1. I have looked
>>through the docs, and have searched the mailing list archive, but still have
>>a few questions.
>>A threaded version of Perl is already installed on the box, so I am going to
>>be compiling a non-threaded version of Perl. Should this be done as root, or
>>as the user interch? 
> That's up to you. It's probably most useful to do it as root, as long as 
> you install into /usr/local and leave the SuSE Perl build the way it is.
>>Will I be able to use the rpm to install Interchange, or will I have to
>>build it from the tarball? Again, should this be done as root, or as
> The RPMs need to be installed as root. I don't know whether they'll work 
> on SuSE Linux or not; I've only tested them on Red Hat Linux and Fedora 
> Core.

To the best of my knowledge RPM's won't work on SuSIE linux. you'll have
to install Interchange with the tarball, but now worries cause its a
much easier install anyways. Go for the tarball.

Mark Weaver
American Micro - Webmaster

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