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From: "Beau E. Cox" <beaucox@×××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-perl@l.g.o, gentoo-perl@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-perl] 5.8.8-rc1
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 21:03:27
In Reply to: [gentoo-perl] 5.8.8-rc1 by Michael Cummings
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 > different. > > 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?
> > ~mcummings
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Re: [gentoo-perl] 5.8.8-rc1 Michael Cummings <mcummings@g.o>