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Mon Mar 12 18:15:40 UTC 2012
On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 04:40:37PM +0000, Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
> 1st I have to apologize for the communication mix up.
> removes perl < 5.12
> changes default to 5.14.2 (NOT COMMITTED)
> removes compat code for < 5.12
> UPDATING added
> UPDATING fixed
> Mk/bsd.perl.mk reverted to always include a DEFAULT case
> lang/perl5.8 and /lang/perl5.10 restored
> p5-Mail-Spamassassin and p5-Net-DNS reverted.
> If you want to truly revert this, pots/165605 needs to be reverted. I
> should be able to accomplish that reasonably quickly (i.e) tonight if
> thats what we want and if we want a -exp run to test the revert or not.
> If not, what else need I do to help. I'll be available nearly every
> night this week from 9pm-1am EST.
Yes please revert it (at least what breaks usage with perl 5.8 and/or perl 5.10)
If you are not 100% confident, it never hurts to ask an exp-run.
> This seems like a lot of fus for people that have been using an EOL perl
> for 3 yrs esp when we didn't change the default case. What is the
> suggested DEPRECATED time for the now restored lang/perl files.
I'll suggest 3 month from now as a deprecation period, maybe a [HEADUP] mail
announcing this loudly would be a good idea the impact of such a migration.
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