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Curtis Jewell
September 1, 2010 09:31
re: Perl 5.12.2-RC1 is now available
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On Tue, 31 Aug 2010 14:13 -0700, "Darren Duncan"
<> wrote:
> So I read the 5.12.2 delta documentation and it mentioned some updated
> core 
> modules plus some bug fixes and documentation updates.
> But then I asked to show me a diff from 5.12.1, thinking
> it 
> would be relatively small and so wouldn't say "too large".
> But the results there seem wrong, and say these were the only changed
> files:
> Configure
> cpan/CPANPLUS/bin/cpanp-run-perl
> cpan/Cwd/lib/File/
> cpan/Cwd/lib/File/Spec/
> cpan/Cwd/t/Spec.t
> cpan/Module-Load-Conditional/lib/Module/Load/
> Also, looking at the raw diff says "file doesn't exist".
> Maybe this is a problem, but in case it isn't, this
> implies 
> something was botched when making the 5.12.2 tarball.
> I haven't yet tried downloading 5.12.2 and running a diff on it on my own
> machine.

It's most likely a problem for *one of the mirrors* (I'm
given to understand that s.c.o is about 4 machines in different places,
correct me if I'm wrong...)

The mirror does not give me this error (look in the lower
right-hand corner of a page for who's providing the mirror)

Curtis Jewell 

"Your random numbers are not that random" -- perl-5.10.1.tar.gz/util.c

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