[lfs-dev] XML::Parser installation

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Fri Jul 3 16:39:57 PDT 2015


On Sat, Jul 04, 2015 at 12:01:39AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
> My _impression_ from my recent experience is that site_perl trumps
> whatever is installed by the core (e.g. biber wanted an *older*
> version of a core module for speed efficiencie - on one box, I tried
> that, from memory it went into site_perl and got used in preference
> to the module from the core (it made biber's testsuite noticeably).
noticeably *faster*
> 
> As to /usr and /usr/local - if a distro provides binary updates,
> /usr/local may help to keep your own things unaltered.  For a linux
> system, /usr/local is rarely worth the aggravation¹ - and I suspect
> that perl's vendor directory is similar.
For an LFS system

ĸen
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