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Re: 5.6.0 ready for prime-time?

From:
Norton Allen
Date:
April 3, 2000 10:22
Subject:
Re: 5.6.0 ready for prime-time?
Message ID:
200004031722.NAA03703@bottesini.harvard.edu
[Sorry about the previous reply w/o new content. Finger slip]

Gurusamy Sarathy wrote:
> >  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.

  OK, it is probably my week memory confusing releases that I
  compiled versus releases I compiled and installed with all the
  modules.

> >             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?

  I assumed (no doubt correctly) that I was coming across
  something that was a long time in coming that needed to be
  tended to, so no, I didn't report it. I knew the general issue,
  but wasn't following too closely the implementation calendar.
  
   -Norton



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