[Beowulf] Gentoo in the HPC environment

Jonathan Aquilina jaquilina at eagleeyet.net
Sat Jun 28 06:04:13 PDT 2014

I am not sure i still have tons to learn about linux, but I think a
perlbrew is safer and easier to upgrade.  It has been at least 4 years
since I have done this.


> 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.
> --
> Prentice
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