[Purdue-pm] new Rakudo Perl 6 compiler

Mark Senn mark at purdue.edu
Thu May 19 04:42:00 PDT 2011

A new Rakudo Perl 6 compiler is available.  See below.    -mark

>Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 03:51:47 -0400
>Subject: Announce: Rakudo Perl 6 compiler development release #41 ("Dahut")
>From: JD Horelick <jdhore1 at gmail.com>
>To: perl6-compiler at perl.org
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>On behalf of the Rakudo development team, I'm happy to announce the
>May 2011 release of Rakudo Perl #41 "Dahut".  Rakudo is an
>implementation of Perl 6 on the Parrot Virtual Machine (see
><http://www.parrot.org>). The tarball for the May 2011 release
>is available from <http://github.com/rakudo/rakudo/downloads>.
>Please note: This announcement is not for the Rakudo Star distribution --
>it's announcing a new release of the compiler only.  For the latest
>Rakudo Star release, see <http://github.com/rakudo/star/downloads>.
>The Rakudo Perl compiler follows a monthly release cycle, with each release
>named after a Perl Mongers group. The May 2011 release is code named
>Some of the specific changes and improvements occurring with this
>release include:
>* added a call counter for builtins in Perl 6-level subroutines
>* gcd (greatest common divisor) and lcm (largest common multiple) operators
>* implemented Int.base
>For a more detailed list of changes, see "docs/ChangeLog".
>The development team thanks all of our contributors and sponsors for
>making Rakudo Perl possible, as well as those people who worked on
>Parrot, the Perl 6 test suite and the specification.
>The following people contributed to this release:
>Patrick R. Michaud, Moritz Lenz, Jonathan Scott Duff, Tadeusz Sośnierz,
>Carl Masak, Solomon Foster, bacek
>If you would like to contribute, see <http://rakudo.org/how-to-help>, ask on
>the perl6-compiler at perl.org mailing list, or ask on IRC #perl6 on freenode.
>The next release of Rakudo (#42) is scheduled for June 23, 2011.
>A list of the other planned release dates and code names for 2011 is
>available in the "docs/release_guide.pod" file.  In general, Rakudo
>development releases are scheduled to occur two days after each
>Parrot monthly release.  Parrot releases the third Tuesday of each month.
>Have fun!

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