PERL is already an intrinsic part of the modern FreeBSD. However it is necessary to install mod_perl.
The mod_perl installation is usually performed in conjunction with Apache and PHP.
Go to the Apache|PHP|MySQL|Perl section and do it in the recommended sequence.
Google and download the file mod_perl-1.27.tar.gz
[363K] or its updated equivalent to the /src
Move into the /src diectory and unpack the mod_perl tarball.
tar -zxvf mod_perl-1.27.tar.gz
Move into the newly created mod_perl directory:
Next you need to build a configure script. This must be done as root:
Inside the Mod_Perl script type:
#Perl Configure Script
perl Makefile.PL \
Once you have double checked your spelling, save and exit the script, run it:
Confirm the Apache bit [y]
After this script runs do the following:
..and that's it. PERL is go. Return to the LAMP Server
page to continue. You can test PERL at the end..