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Re: 5.14.0 and MakeMaker (Re: Call for 5.14 release blockers)

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March 25, 2011 14:38
Re: 5.14.0 and MakeMaker (Re: Call for 5.14 release blockers)
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On 25 March 2011 15:52, Jesse Vincent <> wrote:
> On Thu 24.Mar'11 at 18:54:20 -0500, Craig A. Berry wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 10:10 PM, Jesse Vincent <> wrote:
>> Yes, we've been bad about bumping version numbers when we had to patch
>> something in blead.  But, frankly, I'm afraid to try that because you
>> have to touch about 30 files and if you don't do it perfectly the
>> MakeMaker test suite takes revenge.
> I believe we now have tests for this for everything that's blead-upstream.
>> Plus there's no way to know what
>> to bump it to since you might be taking a number that will also be
>> taken by the next, divergent, CPAN release.
> This is the problem with "firstcome" distributions :/  We may want to
> consider killing off the concept of firstcome for the core.

So long as the two sides play by the rules then you can just make
"odd" releases be from core, and even from elsewhere.


perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"

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