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Dan Book
August 15, 2018 16:14
Re: [perl #133440] binaries mismatched again
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On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 6:36 AM Dave Mitchell <> wrote:

> The more typical approach is to have a personal perl installation separate
> from the system's one: this would contain both the perl binary plus any
> additional modules you have installed. That way you have complete control
> over what gets upgraded and when. Using the system perl in combination with
> privately built/installed modules puts you at the mercy of whatever your
> OS's update/upgrade procedures do to the system perl.

To add to this: typical methods of doing this are Perl::Build, perlbrew,
and plenv. The first simply installs a Perl somewhere, the other two are
Perl-based and shell-based multiple-Perl managers.


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