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don't use CPAN for /usr/bin/perl
Authored by: robleach on Jul 20, '09 10:21:36AM

Thanks for the tip. I haven't had any problems. I used to maintain a separate perl installation, but deviated from that awhile back with my newest computer. I personally don't see a whole lot of risk, but I'll agree that your suggestion is a good thing and could prevent problems.

Note, if you have your perl command aliased or your separate perl install is earlier in your path than apple's, you may use my hint as written. Note thought that if you use sudo, the alias/PATH of the super user is the one that will be used, so it would be easiest to supply the absolute path to your own perl installation.


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