[Purdue-pm] precompilation in Rakudo Perl 6 version 2015.12

Mark Fisher markleightonfisher at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 09:02:37 PST 2016

+1 for Rakudo Star if what you want is to build stuff with Perl 6. Rakudo
Star might also be fine if you want to hack on the language, but for me
(someone who wants to try out the nifty new Perl 6 features) Rakudo Star is
a good choice.

Mark Leighton Fisher
markleightonfisher at gmail.com

On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 9:37 AM, Mark Senn <mark at purdue.edu> wrote:

> Version 2015.12 of Rakudo Perl 6 has some new features you may be
> interested in.
> From https://github.com/rakudo/rakudo/blob/nom/docs/ChangeLog
>     + Greatly overhauled module loading and installation, including
> handling
>       precompilation at module installation time in Rakudo
>     + Automatic precompilation of modules
>     + 'no precompilation' pragma to opt out of precompilation
> It has been announced that an easy to installl Rakudo Star distribution
> of Perl 6 will be available in two weeks or so.  I've installed Rakudo
> Star versions of Perl 6 on Linux in the past with no problems.  I
> personally haven't used any of the other ways to install Perl 6 yet.
> -mark
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