Perl upgrade

Lars Eighner luvbeastie at
Sat May 9 14:00:53 UTC 2009

On Sat, 9 May 2009, Matthew Seaman wrote:

> However, I expect the consensus on the minimum supported version to change
> over time and more use to be made of 5.10 specific features, so I'd certainly
> recommend installing brand new machines with perl-5.10 in order to minimize
> the potential for future pain.

I concur.  If you do the pkg_info thing and the list of stuff depending on
perl is very short, by all means upgrade before it gets long.

Lars Eighner
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