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From:
Jarkko Hietaniemi
Date:
September 26, 2011 08:59
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On Monday-201109-26 7:24, hans-peter.grasshoff@barmenia.de wrote:
> hi all
>
> as you can see the version from IBM is very old. We have compiled a newer
> version of Perl on z/OS but we had much trouble with it before it works.
> The biggest problem is the connection to DB2 on Z. Because the layer

The DB2 support is outside the scope of the open source community, that 
has only ever been supported by IBM.

> didn't knew the (newest) features of DB2 its not very easy to use. Also i
> hadn't heart of any user in Germany (i didn't know in other countries). So
> i think if you can get a stable 5 .12 version of Perl in z/OS from IBM
> someone would be interested. If there is no chance for that forget the
> EBCDIC support in Perl (imho).


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