Private Perl InstancePublished on 10 Mar 2004
Imagine you intend to give threaded programming in perl a try. You do not want to update the system-wide perl installation because many perl modules are not thread-safe. A private perl installation is the only viable solution. After unpacking the perl distribution and changing into the newly created directory executethe following commands:
sh Configure -Dprefix=$(cd .. && pwd)/PERL -Uinstallusrbinperl -des make make install
-Dprefix parameter requires an absolute path to be supplied. So you either need to substitute the
$(...) construct or use it to build the absolute path from a relative.