[ic] Installing Perl and Interchange 5.2
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
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.
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