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Perlbrew: admin-free perl installation management tool.


perlbrew is an admin-free perl installation management tool. The latest version is 0.79, read the release note: Release 0.79

Copy & Paste this line into your terminal:

\curl -L https://install.perlbrew.pl | bash

Or, if your system does not have curl but something else:

# Linux
\wget -O - https://install.perlbrew.pl | bash

# FreeBSD
\fetch -o- https://install.perlbrew.pl | sh

If you prefer to install with cpan, there are two steps:

sudo cpan App::perlbrew
perlbrew init

If it is installed with cpan, the perlbrew executable should be installed as /usr/bin/perlbrew or /usr/local/bin/perlbrew. For all users who want to use perlbrew, a prior perlbrew init needs to be executed.

The default perlbrew root directory is ~/perl5/perlbrew, which can be changed by setting PERLBREW_ROOTenvironment variable before the installation and initialization. For more advanced installation process, please read the perlbrew document.