Sunday, 24 January 2010

Perl trick-of-the-day - $USER-local modules

Ever been frustrated by CPAN and scared to upgrade modules as root? Been burned by a perl rpm/deb upgrade overwriting your carefully upgraded modules?

Jon Allen brings us the light in a nice, short revelation. And a perl module. Of course.

Install/upgrade local perl modules in a user homedir, with basically no extra effort. Brilliant.

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