On Tuesday 06 February 2007 22:12, Nicholas Clark wrote: > As you've all clearly demonstrated that you care about Perl 5 development, > :-) > would you all be so kind as to download this snapshot, install it on your > development servers, test it with your production code, and report any > issues. I'd be grateful for reports of regressions against 5.8.x, as I tend > to find them easier to fix before the release :-) > > http://www.ccl4.org/~nick/P/perl-30145.tar.bz2 > I take it this is the same as: rsync -avz rsync://public.activestate.com/perl-5.8.x . In which case it installs and tests succesfully here. Report attached from this installation command: $> sh Configure -Dprefix=/opt/perl -Dusedevel -des $> make test && make install PERLNAME=devperl $> /opt/perl/bin/devperl5.8.8 -V > 5.8.8-dev-install-version-report -- Richard Foley Ciao - shorter than aufwiedersehen http://www.rfi.net/ ps. Please resend any bounced or unanswered emails.