why are theynot updated WAS Re: samba 3.0, FreeBSD 5.1

Vladimir haba at aaanet.ru
Sun Nov 9 02:00:01 PST 2003

Hello, Kris.

>> Also why is such an old version of perl 5.003 still in the freebsd base when
>> 5.8 is out ?

KK> Because 5.8 is not backwards-compatible with 5.00503, and updating the
KK> base system version would break a lot of scripts used on installed
KK> FreeBSD machines.  You can trivially install perl 5.8 from the ports
KK> collection if you want to use it.

And what about 5.6?

 Vladimir                          mailto:haba at aaanet.ru

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