local perl setup

install perlbrew

curl -L http://install.perlbrew.pl | bash

install cpan minus & local lib

curl -L cpanmin.us | perl - -l $HOME/perl5 App::cpanminus local::lib

bash startup script edits for default locations

# perlbrew
source ~/perl5/perlbrew/etc/bashrc

# local lib
eval $(perl -I ~/perl5/lib/perl5/ -Mlocal::lib)

install common perl packages

cpanm Task::Kensho Cpanel::JSON::XSExcel::Writer::XLSX Getopt::LongIO::Compress::Gzip IO::Uncompress::Gunzip Math::GSL Modern::Perl MongoDB MongoDB::OID Spreadsheet::ParseExcel Spreadsheet::XLSX Text::CSV_XS Text::Iconv Time::localtime

dbi, mysql stuff

  1. install mysql (or other binary driver) with the header files
    • you should have mysql_config installed so it correctly gives the appropriate flags for compiling
  2. install the DBD:: module

e.g., For mac, using mac ports and mysql 5.6 try this:

# install the client
sudo port install mysql56

# install the server

cpanm DBD::mysql