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perl-5.24.0-RC2 is now available

Ricardo Signes
April 23, 2016 21:03
perl-5.24.0-RC2 is now available
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  “How do you feel, Yossarian?”
  “Fine. No, I’m very frightened.”
  “That’s good,” said Major Danby. “It proves you’re still alive. It won’t be
  Yossarian started out. “Yes it will.”
  “I mean it, Yossarian. You’ll have to keep on your toes every minute of every
  day. They’ll bend heaven and earth to catch you.”
  “I’ll keep on my toes every minute.”
  “You’ll have to jump.”
  “I’ll jump.”
  “Jump!” Major Danby cried.
  Yossarian jumped.
  Nately’s girl was hiding just outside the door. The knife came down, missing
  him by inches, and he took off.

    -- Joseph Heller, Catch-22

I happily relate the availability of perl v5.24.0-RC2!  This is the second
release candidate of Perl v5.24.0.

You will soon be able to download perl v5.24.0-RC2 from your favorite CPAN
mirror or find it at:

SHA1 digests for this release are:

  5cfaa94c48765b711b9cfc948fd17e2f613821cd  perl-5.24.0-RC2.tar.bz2
  e85802ef052ed56b4cbbb5c81085d8c8d9605684  perl-5.24.0-RC2.tar.gz
  224fe3d7ca76dcb639222178e56172af613b2f44  perl-5.24.0-RC2.tar.xz

You can find a full list of changes in the file "perldelta.pod" located in
the "pod" directory inside the release and on the web.

perl-5.24.0's official release will occur no sooner than May 1st, 2016,
assuming no critical bugs are found between now and then.

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