Perl 2016

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Perl is an open source programming language that is similar in syntax to the C language. Presumably, the acronym stands for Larry Wall's Practical Extraction and Report Language

Installed versions

The currently installed versions are

on hpc-env/6.4
on hpc-uniol-env

Using Perl

If you want to find out more about Perl on the HPC Cluster, you can use the command

module spider Perl

This will show you basic informations e.g. a short description and the currently installed version.

To load the desired version of the module, use the command, e.g.

module load Perl/5.28.0-GCCcore-6.4.0

Always remember: this command is case sensitive!


The full documentation as well as an FAQ can be found here.