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On Tuesday 24 January 2006 07:21 am, Michael Cummings wrote:
> Just in case nobody noticed this weekend ;)
> Perl 5.8.8 RC1 is in portage. It is currently package masked, so either
> update /etc/portage/package.unmask or manually tweak
> $PORTDIR/profiles/package.mask, whatever floats your boat. It is my
> intention (yea, for what good that does :) to leave the RC's in package
> mask, mostly because they're intended for people to test out and offer
> feedback on the maintenance release prior to it being marked stable (so
> I don't want people putting this into production, for instance).
> Here are some things I know are broken:
> * PDL won't build. I think this is an EU::MM bug and have a patch
> submitted to mschwern for feedback.
> * SVN won't build. This is actually due to a swig bug and is fixed
> upstream (RC2 hopefully)
> * wxperl doesn't build. Not sure why, haven't had time to trace the c
> errors, could be related to above, could be something completely
> These were the only problems I ran into after working on 350+ packages
> this weekend, so I guess all in all not a bad take (also worked a bit on
> perl-cleaner to get more accurate rebuilds). You know where to find me
> if you have complaints,
Wow - 350+ packages - a busy weekend.
One question: can you tell me in general what 'perl-cleaner' does?
Aloha => Beau;
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