Perl version in -STABLE
wes at softweyr.com
Thu May 15 16:02:25 PDT 2003
On Thursday 15 May 2003 10:07, Tim Bunce wrote:
> On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 08:53:13AM -0700, Charlie Root wrote:
> > On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 03:10:09PM +0200, Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote:
> > > I would therefore like to suggest that the version of Perl in the
> > > -STABLE tree be upgraded to 5.6.1, which is old enough to be
> > > known- good (and not deviate too much from 5.005_03) and yet new
> > > enough to incoroporate some of the more useful improvements to
> > > have appeared since 1999. If memory serves, it also takes
> > > significantly less time to build than 5.8.0.
> > I would also like to see this happen. I think the 5.6.1 upgrade
> > should have already happened in -STABLE, but it's better late than
> > never.
> Also, it has been announced that a future release of the perl DBI
> extension will require at least perl 5.6.1.
Has anyone run a recent -STABLE with Perl 5.6.1 in place of the system
Perl? I'm doing something like this at work in the near future, so I'm
interested in the outcome if it has already happened and completely
willing to share my results if it hasn't already been done.
"Where am I, and what am I doing in this handbasket?"
Wes Peters wes at softweyr.com
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