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Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
June 26, 2016 10:14
Re: including List::Util 1.45 with Perl 5.24.1?
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On Sat, 25 Jun 2016 23:40:59 -0700
Darren Duncan <> wrote:

> List::Util 1.45 was released stable to CPAN on 2016 March 24, a month
> before Perl 5.24.0 came out.  While I understand using version 1.42
> instead may have been used out of caution since List::Util may have
> still been in the midst of developing the "uniq" feature (1.44 came
> out a week earlier with a different version), 

Yes - I advised caution on that because of the uniq semantics, we were
still working out the details. Hence p5p deliberately didn't ship a
version which was likely to change.

> at this point 1.45 has
> been out for a solid 3 months without any further changes, and Perl
> 5.25.1+ includes it, so I think its probably safe for 5.24.1 also.

I'd be happier now, yes.

> Note that part of my motivation for raising this is that "uniq" is
> now the only remaining function from List::MoreUtils that I use in
> some CPAN modules (I also used {any,all,notall} which List::Util
> gained in time for Perl 5.20.0); once a "stable" Perl is released
> with List::Util 1.45+, my module will have no runtime dependencies
> aside from the core Perl (for users on the latest).

That was my intention :)

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