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Slaven Rezic
September 5, 2010 15:24
Re: Perl 5.12.2-RC1 is now available
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Jesse Vincent <> writes:

> On Mon, Sep 06, 2010 at 12:01:22AM +0200, Slaven Rezic wrote:
>> Jesse Vincent <> writes:
>> > It's very important that you test this release with any software written
>> > in Perl which you use or maintain. If no "showstopper" class bugs are
>> > found in the next few days, we will release a virtually identical
>> > tarball as Perl 5.12.2.
>> I have currently a "parallel smoker" running testing CPAN distributions
>> with two perls, 5.12.1 and 5.12.2-RC1. So far ~10000 distributions are
>> tested and there seem to be no regressions. 
> You are my new hero. Thank you!
>> The smoker is still running.
>> I plan to test at least 14000 distributions (everything released since
>> 2005).
> Fantastic. Do you expect that will finish in the next 12 hours?

It will be probably still 36 hours or so. The smoker is already running
since 1th of September.


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