Re: [linux-392] Perl 5.10 Released Today

From: Matthew J.
Sent on: Wednesday, December 19, 2007 12:21 AM
Built and installed on

OS X [masked] Leopard
Ubuntu 7.10 gutsy

Thanks Jim,
I'll build this on my other systems as well. Do you need packages?

On Dec 18,[masked]:57 PM, Jim Keenan <[address removed]> wrote:
> Today, December 18, was Perl's 20th birthday -- and the birth day of
> a new Perl.
>
> Perl 5.10 was released today and began to make its way to CPAN
> mirrors at around 4 pm ET.
>
> I've so far successfully built it on Darwin and on Debian and Ubuntu
> Linux; can we get some tests on other Linuxes and other OSes as well?
>
> Here's one way to get the source from a CPAN mirror and build it:
>
> wget http://cpan.pair....­
> perl-5.10.0.tar.gz
> tar xzvf perl-5.10.0.tar.gz
> cd perl[masked]
> sh Configure -de
> make
> make test
> make install
>
> Enjoy!
>
> Jim Keenan
>
>
>
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