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Sawyer X
May 1, 2017 09:58
Re: Concluding change to for upcoming 5.24.2 and 5.22.4
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On 04/27/2017 09:50 PM, Steve Hay wrote:
> On 27 April 2017 at 20:18, Achim Gratz <> wrote:
>> Steve Hay via perl5-porters writes:
>>> (The long-awaited 5.24.3, containing the usual round-up of patches
>>> from blead that are suitable for backporting to a maint release will
>>> then follow soonish after that, although there is unfortunately quite
>>> a backlog of backporting to get through now due to the delays in
>>> resolving the @INC issues.)
>> Do you have any insight on the planned timing of these releases (plus,
>> perhaps the 5.26 release)?  I'm trying to figure out whether I should
>> release 5.24 on Cygwin or can possibly wait for 5.26 to appear to avoid
>> another mass rebuild of all distributions that Cygwin ships.
> [...]
> Sawyer is best to advise on timing plans for the 5.26 release.

We have resolved to merging the changes without the additional
tests and they will be added at a later phase.
(I say "we," but the intense work on this was done by Aristotle.)

This means that 5.24.2 (and 5.22.4) can be released once we secure our
RCs, even prior to 5.26.0. Is there a reason it should after?

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