Perl 5.10? was Re: Teach-In Slides

Rafael Garcia-Suarez rgarciasuarez at
Tue Jun 5 13:07:41 BST 2007

On 05/06/07, Steve Mynott <steve at> wrote:
> > Roll on 5.10 because I think that all the known bugs are fixed in Devel::DProf
> > Some are core fixes that are not binary compatible, and could well have been
> > the cause of segfaults. (I don't remember any clear bug reports on the SEGVs,
> > but in turn I suspect that they are really really hard to reproduce reliably
> > on small examples)
> At the risk of sounding all whiney and "are we there yet?" ... is there any
> sort of rough ETA for 5.10?  Or help needed for testing or whatever?

I've one last patch to apply -- something to stabilize the external
API of the regular expression engine -- and then I'll release 5.9.5,
which shall be considered an alpha for 5.10. (that is, feature freeze,
and code patches limited to module upgrades and small bugfixes.)

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