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David E. Wheeler
June 24, 2009 09:11
Re: Perl 5.10.1
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On Jun 24, 2009, at 2:17 AM, Nicholas Clark wrote:

>    Although, the better fix is not to use the vendor's Perl release  
> for
>    your production systems. Render unto Caesar the things which are
>    Caesar's and for yourselves, compile your own, and your own module
>    tree, from source you keep and control in your own version control
>    system, which changes only when you change it.

This is exactly what I do; am I really that rare of a species when a  
pumpking recommends it?

It's amazing the number of reports of core dumps with Bricolage simply  
went away when the user compiled Perl and Apache/mod_perl from source  
instead of relying on the godawful RH distributions.



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