Note to self – do NOT mess with Perl…

Well, managed to completely annihilate the webserver last night trying to run some new scripts which required some Perl components to be manually updated. Didn’t exactly go to plan and I ended up causing more trouble than was worth. Every step I took to correct things just seemed to break more libraries + components. Ah well, all fixed now and back up and running.
I do like the prompt under Debian when you try to remove perl-base and it asks you type in something along the lines of “Bugger off, I know what I’m doing!” (or not…). One of the few times shouting at a computer actually works…


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Iain Foulds, 34 years old. Originally from England, now living in Seattle. I currently work as a Senior Content Developer for Microsoft writing about Azure VMs. Gamer. Very passionate about photography. Comments and opinions expressed here are my own. More...