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Re: [PATCH] Final release of version-0.77 for inclusion in 5.10.1

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David Golden
July 27, 2009 19:48
Re: [PATCH] Final release of version-0.77 for inclusion in 5.10.1
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On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 10:33 PM, John
Peacock<> wrote:
> On 7/27/09 3:37 PM, Dave Mitchell wrote:
>> Is it intended that the file shipped with 5.10.1 (that
>> identifies itself as 0.77), should differ considerably from the file
>> obtained from the version-0.77.tar.gz file on CPAN?
> Yes, the bleadperl/5.10.1 does not need all of that eval{}
> nonsense, because we "know" that the XS code will always work (since it is
> compiled into Perl itself).

OK, so let's not change it NOW, but SOON, could we wrap all that in
"if ( $] < 5.009XXX )" so that the files can be identical?  It would
really be good to make blead patching as nearly automatic as possible
-- and without any more file munging than we have to.

Plus -- since we now have tools that compare dual-life versions in
blead and on CPAN, is always going to be flagged.

-- David

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