|Perl Language Reference Manual|
by Larry Wall and others
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3.2 Location of Perl
It may seem obvious to say, but Perl is useful only when users can easily find it. When possible, it's good for both /usr/bin/perl and /usr/local/bin/perl to be symlinks to the actual binary. If that can't be done, system administrators are strongly encouraged to put (symlinks to) perl and its accompanying utilities into a directory typically found along a user's PATH, or in some other obvious and convenient place.
In this documentation,
#!/usr/bin/perl on the first line of the program
will stand in for whatever method works on your system. You are
advised to use a specific path if you care about a specific version.
or if you just want to be running at least version, place a statement like this at the top of your program:
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