June 2011 Archives

Installing Local Perl And Libraries On Mac Book Snow Leopard

I recently installed Perl 5.14 on a new Mac Book running Snow Leopard so I thought I'd share my findings and experiences to save the next person doing this some time.

I started off by doing a search on Google for "install perl mac".
Hit number 1: Download Perl - www.perl.org http://www.perl.org/get.html

That suggests you have a perl already installed, which is currently perl 5.10, or you can use App::Perlbrew.

It wasn't quite that easy so I've documented below exactly what I did. I've given feedback to Leo Laporte who l…

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