portupgrade to Perl 5.10.0 ??
vivek at khera.org
Fri Jul 11 14:49:36 UTC 2008
On Jul 11, 2008, at 4:01 AM, Parv wrote:
>> Perhaps they are planning on releasing it with, and hopefully
>> including it in the FreeBSD-7.1 release.
> That would be darn too long not to install on my own (unless 7.1 is
> coming out in a month)!
Not being one of the folks working on the port, I can't really say
what the hold up is, or that those folks should drop everything else
and work on this, but I must say that I find it pretty saddening to
not have the port on such a major hunk of software over 6 months after
it was released. It doesn't need to be the default perl installed by
the system, so that should not be the hold up.
When I talk to some linux folks they just laugh that we don't have a
perl 5.10 yet. It is embarrassing, actually, to go out and evangelize
FreeBSD when there are delays like this.
Vivek Khera, Ph.D. Khera Communications, Inc.
Internet: khera at kciLink.com Rockville, MD +1-301-869-4449 x806
More information about the freebsd-ports