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Re: Can't find or uninstall version of perl

by Athanasius (Archbishop)
on May 19, 2019 at 06:51 UTC ( #11100238=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Can't find or uninstall version of perl

Hello ScarletObsidian, and welcome to the Monastery!

You should have a look at the contents of your PATH environment variable: set path. That should tell you where the older perl is hiding.

However, since you’re using Strawberry Perl, you don’t need to uninstall anything. Just download a “Portable edition” of the perl you want (see http://strawberryperl.com/releases.html), unpack it to a suitable location, and run it via the batch file provided — and, hey presto!, it will just work. (The batch file adjusts the local PATH setting for the terminal it runs in.)

Hope that helps,

Athanasius <°(((><contra mundum Iustus alius egestas vitae, eros Piratica,

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Re^2: Can't find or uninstall version of perl
by ScarletObsidian (Novice) on May 19, 2019 at 07:04 UTC

    Thanks so much for your quick reply! I'll check out the path variable and see if I can't find the ...hidden perl...that's causing me confusion, but portable strawberry perl definitely got me up and running again.

    S.O.

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