[Catalyst] Re: Ubuntu / Catalyst

Richard Jones ra.jones at dpw.clara.co.uk
Tue Nov 13 11:16:54 GMT 2007

Peter Edwards wrote:
> Centos 5 == Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
> For production quality, you can expect it to be pretty stable and I have
> corporate customers running it successfully. It's one of our development
> platforms.
> However, note mst's comments about the broken Perl on it. I found that quite
> shocking considering it's supposed to be a premier Linux hosting platform.
> As usual, compiling your own perl and Apache and providing your own PERL5LIB
> dir per live application area is a sane way of going about delivering
> standardised live applications you can roll out and support.

Possibly a bit OT now, but as I'm about to set up another production 
server and was going to use CentOS 5, I'm a bit concerned. Matt 
mentioned fstab and init, but not as far as I can see Perl - in what way 
is Perl broken on CentOS 5?
Richard Jones

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