jt at signless.com
Fri Sep 14 14:00:07 EDT 2007
hudsondarnell40 at comcast.net wrote:
> I am trying to find out what distro is people using for there interchange install.
> Want to find out how to get around this whole thread perl issue. I try to recompile
> perl but that breaks the modules then I try to reinstall the module using -MCPAN
> but that does not work module still broke.
For production I run CentOS (RHEL); for these I install a local Perl for
Interchange as suggested by Kevin and Kris.
>From my notes; this will give you a perl in /usr/local/ ...
> Site-Perl Installation
> 1) Download latest stable Perl tarball (linked via http://www.perl.org/)
> $ wget http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/CPAN/src/stable.tar.gz
> 2) Un-tar the distribution
> $ tar xzvf stable.tar.gz
> 3) Change to the created directory
> $ cd perl-5.8.8
> 4) Configure perl with defaults
> $ sh Configure –de
> 5) Make, test, and install as root
> $ make
> … building …
> $ make test
> … testing …
> $ sudo make install
> … installing …
> 6) Verify installation
> $ which perl
> $ perl –v
> (Your perl version)
Then of course you are maintaining two Perl installations; you just have
to keep this in mind as you go on with things like mod_perl and so on.
My test platform is Gentoo (and I may start using Gentoo for some of my
production machines) - you can build Perl without threads very easily
once you understand Portage basics. The flexibility of Gentoo suits some
of my preferences, like Apache2 and MySQL 5.
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