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ExtUtils::MakeMaker 6.68 released

Chris 'BinGOs' Williams
June 15, 2013 13:59
ExtUtils::MakeMaker 6.68 released
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  We're leaving together
  But still it's farewell
  And maybe we'll come back,
  To earth, who can tell?

  I guess there is no one to blame
  We're leaving ground (leaving ground)
  Will things ever be the same again?
  It's the final countdown.

  -- "The Final Countdown" - Europe

V6.68 of ExtUtils-MakeMaker has been liberated to CPAN

The following changes were made since the last stable release V6.66

  6.68 Fri Jun 14 23:26:11 BST 2013
    No changes from 6.67_05

  6.67_05 Thu Jun 13 21:52:46 BST 2013
    Doc fixes:
    * RT#86007 - Restore meaning for divorced sentence

  6.67_04 Mon Jun 10 20:18:25 BST 2013
    Bug fixes
    * Address RT#85406, where specifying 'meta-spec' in
      META_[ADD|MERGE] would remove all prereqs (bingos)

  6.67_03 Wed Jun  5 22:03:28 BST 2013
    Doc Fixes
    * Document how to specify meta-spec in META_MERGE (bingos)

  6.67_02 Sun Jun  2 18:27:45 BST 2013
    Bug Fixes
    * Allow v-prefixed version strings once more (bingos)
    * Typos fixed (David Steinbrunner)
    * Resolve test failure with latest CPAN::Meta

  6.67_01 Thu Apr 25 21:03:58 BST 2013
    Doc Fixes
    * Change references to in the docs
      (Reported as RT#83246 by dolmen)

    VOS Fixes
    * 'core' files are keep files (*.kp) on vos, adjust the
      'clean' target to account for this (Paul Green)

    Win32 Fixes
    * Increase dmake MAXLINELENGTH to 800000 (RT#77215) as
      per kmx's recommendations (kmx)

    Cygwin Fixes
    * Allow linking of Cygwin libraries (Reini Urban)

The full change log is available online at:

Further detail is available in the source code repository at

Chris Williams
aka BinGOs
PGP ID 0x4658671F
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