Perl is normally installed without thread support, but you may need to install threaded perl on your server to fulfill requirement for any application or for perl based software development.
This require additional -Dusethreads parameter used during the configuration step of installation. Below are the exact steps that you can follow to install threaded perl on your server :


wget http://www.cpan.org/src/perl-5.8.8.tar.gz
tar -xzvf stable.tar.gz
cd perl-5.8.8
./Configure -Dprefix=/usr -Dusethreads
make
make test
make install

and you are done !

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