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Gurusamy Sarathy
February 25, 2000 23:39
Re: Name of the next stable release
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On 25 Feb 2000 22:56:13 PST, Russ Allbery wrote:
>Gurusamy Sarathy <> writes:
>> The release itself will be:
>>     perl5.6.0.tar.gz
>A very minor request:  Would it be possible to use perl-5.6.0 instead of
>perl5.6.0 as the base name of the tarball?  The additional hyphen to
>separate the version number from the package name is something of a de
>facto convention; I'm probably not the only person who has compilation and
>package management scripts that prefer to have it there.

As long as the CPAN indexing can handle it, sure.  If I don't hear
otherwise from Andreas, that's what I'll do.


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