[Melbourne-pm] "Current" Perl [uncl]

Toby Corkindale toby.corkindale at strategicdata.com.au
Wed Jul 27 17:48:33 PDT 2011

On 28/07/11 09:20, Timothy Hunt wrote:
> I just got a mail from Red Hat which included:
> "As part of your Red Hat subscription, you are invited to share your ideas and use cases for new features that may be included in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Here's your opportunity to tell Red Hat what you want and how you would use it."
> I have to use the Perl that's built-in to RHEL, so assuming that (by the time RHEL7 comes out) they are up to 5.12, what features should I nominate for back-porting?
> RHEL5 ->  Perl 5.8.8
> RHEL6 ->  Perl 5.10.1

It would be nice if they could skip straight to 5.14.x, since it'll have 
definitely been stable for some time by then, and it includes a lot of 
nice ipv6 and unicode updates.

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