[HEADS-UP] switching default Perl to 5.22
mat at FreeBSD.org
Fri Aug 28 15:44:59 UTC 2015
+--On 28 août 2015 17:34:49 +0200 Mark Martinec
<Mark.Martinec+freebsd at ijs.si> wrote:
| 2015-08-28 17:16, Mathieu Arnold wrote:
|> +--On 28 août 2015 17:13:34 +0200 Kurt Jaeger <lists at opsec.eu> wrote:
|> |> |> In one or two weeks, I'll be switching the default Perl version
|> |> |> 5.22, and from now on, the new Perl will be added at the end of
|> |> |> when released, and switched to at the beginning of September.
|> |> |
|> |> | mod_perl is still broken with 5.22. Which is very sad. So maybe
|> |> | it's premature to switch the default ?
|> |> But, it was building when I added Perl 5.22 in May, when did it
|> break ?
|> | ohauer marked it broken on the 9th of June.
|> Oh, maybe it did not work and I told myself "never mind, mod_perl never
|> works anyway"
| The lang/perl5.20 will still be in ports, for anyone that needs it.
| Being heavy Perl users we have switched to 5.22 when it hit the ports,
| and I have no complaints about it.
Oh, yes, Perl 5.20 will still be until 2018-12-31, as will 5.18 until
2017-12-31 and 5.16 until 2016-12-31 :-)
But I'm talking about switching the default, it means people using packages
will not have mod_perl. (And you really can't use a non default Perl, and
binary packages for the rest.)
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