perl 5.8.5

Mike Jakubik mikej at
Wed Oct 6 12:57:55 PDT 2004

Ryan Newman said:

>>Even though I have hit some of these problems, I do think it is a
>>good idea to make the change to 5.8 as part of FreeBSD 5.3-release.
>>People should be taking a bit more time to check, cross-check, and
>>re-check everything they are running if they are upgrading to
>>5.3-release from 4.x-release.
> Having 5.3 default to perl 5.8 will add a lot of delay in several peoples
> migration from 4.x for sure.

Thats the nature of todays software. Keep up, or be obsoleted. FreeBSD is
already slow enough at supporting new technologies (hardware and
software), lets not make it any slower.

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