How do you configure TexLive to use a full distribution of Perl, (like Strawberry Perl), instead of the minimal version that is included?

Especially important is how to specify this if you have installed a full Perl distribution AFTER installing TexLive ...

texmf.cnf (Does this option force TexLive to consult the system paths first?) -

% Prefer external Perl for third-party TeXLive Perl scripts
% Was set to 1 ***if at install time*** a sufficiently recent Perl was detected.

https://tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html -

Except on Windows, your system must provide a standard Perl
installation with the usual core modules. (For Windows, TeX Live comes
with its own Perl.)

https://tug.org/texlive/windows.html -

Therefore, if you need to run other Perl scripts and the included Perl
does not have all the modules, you need to install a full Perl distribution.


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