[Beowulf] Gentoo in the HPC environment

Prentice Bisbal prentice.bisbal at rutgers.edu
Thu Jun 26 07:23:25 PDT 2014

On 06/25/2014 05:51 PM, Jonathan Aquilina wrote:
> You guys mention perl and I learned an interesting hackish way to get the
> latest version of perl on ones system.
> Have you perl guys used perlbrews before. I set up a perlbrew setup for a
> centos vm template at the Data center I used to work at. I had tried to
> upgrade the system perl and that broke the entire installation, but
> eventually i found out you could setup the latest version of perl though
> the perlbrews with out touching the systems perl.

Can't you accomplish the same thing by just specifying a different 
install location for Perl at configuration time? Something like 
/usr/local/perl-x.x, where x.x is the version number? I've been doing 
that for years without any problems.


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