[CentOS] more recent perl version?

Fri Jun 2 11:05:48 UTC 2017
hw <hw at gc-24.de>

Warren Young wrote:
> On May 24, 2017, at 9:38 AM, hw <hw at gc-24.de> wrote:
>> Warren Young schrieb:
>>> On May 24, 2017, at 7:05 AM, hw <hw at gc-24.de> wrote:
>>>> apache uses mod_perl
>>> mod_perl was dropped from Apache in 2.4, and Red Hat followed suit with RHEL 7.
>> What is it using instead?
> There are various options.  We use mod_fcgid + Plack here.

I need to look into that when I have time.  Test have shown that
lighttpd apparently is somewhat faster than apache2, and I´m
planning to use it instead of apache for what apache is doing atm.

> And atop that, Dancer, if you care.  http://perldancer.org/  Join me on the Dancer ML if you want to talk further about it.
>>> I hope this does not strike you as inconsistent with respect to my prior posts, since that would be to construct a false equivalence between abandoned software and maintained stable software that is getting no new features.
>> Not at all --- the point is that software usually becomes abandoned
>> once a more recent version becomes available.
> And that’s what we keep trying to tell you: in the RHEL/CentOS world, that simply is not the case, because there is a multibillion-dollar entity ensuring that it is not so.

That´s a good thing, though it can be difficult to run systems
using ancient software.