Building Perl-5.10.1


$ wget
$ gzip -dc perl-5.10.1.tar.gz | tar xvf -
$ cd perl-5.10.1
$ sh Configure -DDEBUGGING -Doptimize='-g -pipe -Os' -Dusethreads -Dusemultiplicity -Dprefix=/usr/local -des
$ make
$ make test
$ sudo make install
$ make clean


$ perl -version

This is perl, v5.10.1 (*) built for i686-linux-thread-multi

Copyright 1987-2009, Larry Wall

Perl may be copied only under the terms of either the Artistic License or the
GNU General Public License, which may be found in the Perl 5 source kit.

Complete documentation for Perl, including FAQ lists, should be found on
this system using "man perl" or "perldoc perl".  If you have access to the
Internet, point your browser at, the Perl Home Page.


$ sudo cpan

The Perl Programming Language -
Perl Source -