[OT] Perl 5.8.9 RC1 is out
davehodg at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 23:10:47 GMT 2008
On 14 Nov 2008, at 19:01, Steve Purkis wrote:
> On Nov 13, 2008, at 16:03, Léon Brocard wrote:
>> 2008/11/11 Nicholas Clark <nick at ccl4.org>:
>>> 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?
> Compiles & tests ok for me on my PPC mac, OS 10.4, gcc v4.0.1.
> spurkis at lamb:~/dev/perl-5.8.9-RC1 $ uname -a
> Darwin lamb.local 8.11.0 Darwin Kernel Version 8.11.0: Wed Oct 10
> 18:26:00 PDT 2007; root:xnu-792.24.17~1/RELEASE_PPC Power Macintosh
> Haven't had time to run much with it yet...
Install the LWP and CPAN bundles....
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