Another angle I was thinking about, to solving this problem, was installing perl from scratch, on one of my "non-work" PCs as an experiment. However, it looks like there are two options to install Perl - Active State and Strawberry. I have windows at home - well, windows home & work. So, if my goal is to easily install modules - like the DBD JDBC, it seems like Active State is the way to go if you have windows. My home PC would have the a more recent version of Perl - with active state, would it be as simple as double clicking on the PPM batch, doing a search on the DBD JDBC module, clicking on install, and installing the module? I know with other modules in the past - that is all that I had to do. When I took this approach, on my work computer(which is using an older version of Perl) - I didn't see the DBD::OJBC module.
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