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Philip Newton
January 16, 2003 12:14
Re: perl source code
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On Wed, 15 Jan 2003 23:49:22 -0500, (Dong Lou)

> Do I need root permission to compile and install perl?

To compile - no.

To install - that depends on where you want to install it. You need to
have write permissions in the target directory.

So if you're on a Unix system and want to install it under /usr/local,
you'll generally need to be root. If you want to install it under $HOME,
then you don't need to be root.


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