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Authored by: scope on Feb 03, '02 08:17:45PM

The topic says "A hint for building Perl 6.5.1" and you start out the hint "To build Perl 5.6.1..." Anyways, I was wondering, how do you find out which version of Perl you already have installed?

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Authored by: scope on Feb 03, '02 08:50:34PM

I found it..."perl -V"

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Authored by: foniksonik on Feb 03, '02 09:03:35PM

In the future you can most likely find what ever you want about these UNIX based apps by typing

man [app name here] #this will give you the manual pages for the app.

into a terminal.

or the app name and then -h will usually give you a list of options

ie: perl -h

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Editor's mistake...
Authored by: robg on Feb 03, '02 10:13:31PM

That was my bad typing on the "6.5.1" thing; it's now fixed.

Sorry about that!


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