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Re: When to bundle Perl with your app?

by wollmers (Scribe)
on May 28, 2014 at 12:00 UTC ( #1087641=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to When to bundle Perl with your app?

In the case of Mojolicious you shouldn't worry. I have the latest running fine on Debian squeeze, Perl 5.10.1.

This sort of discussion is a little bit overdone. If you ask a developer, you should always install the latest and greatest. If you ask a sysadmin, you should install via apt-get from stable to allow automated updates.

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Re^2: When to bundle Perl with your app?
by DrHyde (Prior) on May 30, 2014 at 11:14 UTC

    I've got a foot in both camps, and I say that your application plus its dependencies (perl itself is a dependency) should be built as debs, which you store in your own corporate repository, which have minimal dependencies on Debian's own packages, and which install in somewhere like /opt/companyname/...

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