which perl?

Chris Whitehouse cwhiteh at onetel.com
Fri Sep 24 19:36:43 UTC 2010

Alejandro Imass wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 12:42 PM, Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh at onetel.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Todays ports tree has lang/perl5.10 and lang/perl5.12. A new 8.1-RELEASE
>> jail in tinderbox using this ports tree is using perl5.10 by default. Should
>> I leave this as is or should I be using 5.12?
> IMHO 5.10 is new enough! But the great thing about the Perl community
> is that it usually respects previous versions not like some other
> crazy, irresponsible "communities" such as PHP who can break your code
> from 5.2 to 5.3.

Doesn't sound like there are strong reasons for going for 5.12 so I'll 
stick with the default.



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