[OT] Perl 5.8.9 RC1 is out

Bob Walker bob at randomness.org.uk
Thu Nov 13 16:24:23 GMT 2008

On Thu, 13 Nov 2008, Léon Brocard wrote:

> 2008/11/11 Nicholas Clark <nick at ccl4.org>:
>> ftp://ftp.cpan.org/pub/CPAN/authors/id/N/NW/NWCLARK/perl-5.8.9-RC1.tar.bz2
>> no-one has tested it on *your* work code. And if you don't, and there are
>> regressions in RC1 that hurt your code, but you don't find out until after
>> 5.8.9 is released, because you didn't test it now, then
> How is 5.8.9 RC1 working out for everyone? It compiles and passes
> tests on all the different computers and virtual machines I have
> access to and I've run a substantial amount of CPAN on it without any
> problems so far. How about you?

I compiled and tested on solaris 10 (which is what i really care about). 
Then tested Openguides as well. ( I got errors but ones I  was expecting.
  So Nick isnt to blame).

Hey, I even provided a doc patch to perl589delta.pod


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