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Perl 5.26 : Install2021/04/12

Install Perl 5.26.
[1] Confirm the available version of Perl and Install it.
[root@dlp ~]#
dnf module list perl

CentOS Stream 8 - AppStream
Name   Stream     Profiles             Summary
perl   5.24 [e]   common [d], minimal  Practical Extraction and Report Language
perl   5.26 [d]   common [d], minimal  Practical Extraction and Report Language
perl   5.30       common [d], minimal  Practical Extraction and Report Language

Hint: [d]efault, [e]nabled, [x]disabled, [i]nstalled

# install Perl 5.26

[root@dlp ~]#
dnf module -y install perl:5.26/common

Dependencies resolved.
 Package                        Arch    Version                                Repo        Size
Installing group/module packages:
 perl                           x86_64  4:5.26.3-419.el8                       appstream   73 k
Installing dependencies:
 dwz                            x86_64  0.12-9.el8                             appstream  109 k
 efi-srpm-macros                noarch  3-3.el8                                appstream   22 k
 ghc-srpm-macros                noarch  1.4.2-7.el8                            appstream  9.3 k
 go-srpm-macros                 noarch  2-17.el8                               appstream   13 k
 make                           x86_64  1:4.2.1-10.el8                         baseos     498 k
 ocaml-srpm-macros              noarch  5-4.el8                                appstream  9.4 k
 openblas-srpm-macros           noarch  2-2.el8                                appstream  7.9 k
 perl-Algorithm-Diff            noarch  1.1903-9.el8                           baseos      52 k

[root@dlp ~]#
perl -v

This is perl 5, version 26, subversion 3 (v5.26.3) built for x86_64-linux-thread-multi
(with 55 registered patches, see perl -V for more detail)

Copyright 1987-2018, Larry Wall

Perl may be copied only under the terms of either the Artistic License or the
GNU General Public License, which may be found in the Perl 5 source kit.

Complete documentation for Perl, including FAQ lists, should be found on
this system using "man perl" or "perldoc perl".  If you have access to the
Internet, point your browser at http://www.perl.org/, the Perl Home Page.

# verify to create test script

[root@dlp ~]#
echo 'print "$^V\n";' > perl_test.pl

[root@dlp ~]#
perl perl_test.pl

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