freebsd at nbritton.org
Thu Dec 30 21:24:30 PST 2004
Karl Agee wrote:
> Freebsd 4.11-pre. I am working on learning perl, and have perl 5.00x
> that is in the base system when I installed 4.10-Release. Since most
> of the learning materials out there are based on later verisions esp
> since 5.6.x some of the features arent in this older version.
> I am considering upgrading to 5.8.5 via ports, but, dont know if that
> will break anything.
> Just being cautious...
Unless it's relatively easy to upgrade perl on 4.x I wouldn't bother
with it. most everything in perl 5.6 (and 5.8) work in 5. If you want to
learn about perl this resource should be very helpful:
Remember to buy them!,
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