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Re: 5.6.0 ready for prime-time?

From:
Gurusamy Sarathy
Date:
April 3, 2000 10:03
Subject:
Re: 5.6.0 ready for prime-time?
Message ID:
200004031701.KAA07010@maul.ActiveState.com
On Mon, 03 Apr 2000 11:18:43 EDT, Norton Allen wrote:
>Andy Dougherty wrote:
>> So what to do?  Since you have apparently ignored this information the
>> first time I presented it, I will not waste my time repeating it, but we
>> built in both binary compatibility by default (so many folks don't have to 
>> rebuild anything) and source compatibility by two different optional
>> routes.  We did this about 16 months ago so CPAN authors might have time
>> to catch up and adjust.
>
>  I really have no argument with any of this, but isn't it true
>  that something changed at almost the last minute that forced
>  the issue?

Not true.  There were no changes to the PERL_POLLUTE default or any of
the pollution variables since as far back as October 1999.

>             My module compiled without changes as late as .670,
>  possibly with RC1, but required na => PL_na attention by RC2.

I don't see anything about this in the archives.  Did you report it via
perlbug?


Sarathy
gsar@ActiveState.com



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