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Parrot 6.4.0 "Double-eyed Fig Parrot" released!

Bruce Gray
May 27, 2014 20:07
Parrot 6.4.0 "Double-eyed Fig Parrot" released!
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(Dateline: 2014-05-21)

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 6.4.0, also known
as "Double-eyed Fig Parrot".  Parrot ( is a virtual machine aimed
at running all dynamic languages.

Parrot 6.4.0 is available on Parrot's FTP site
(, or by following the
download instructions at  For those who would like
to develop on Parrot, or help develop Parrot itself, we recommend using Git to
retrieve the source code to get the latest and best Parrot code.

Parrot 6.4.0 News:
   - Examples
       + Enhance shootout/regexdna.pir to test GC write barrier crashes
   - Community
       + Our GSOC project did officially start. See

The SHA256 message digests for the downloadable tarballs are:
025bfe953211d09af6a4d80b13b4e7fef2bfaa055963b76f1bf674440c0cdbba parrot-6.4.0.tar.gz
419ddbd4c82b08e4ab1670a67c2a222120d34090413e2d4ecef9cb35f9b0bef0 parrot-6.4.0.tar.bz2

Many thanks to all our contributors for making this possible, and our sponsors
for supporting this project.  Our next scheduled release is 17 Jun 2014.

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