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Sawyer X
May 16, 2017 14:14
Re: Perl 5.26.0-RC1 is now available!
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On 05/13/2017 11:15 PM, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 11:42:10PM +0200, Sawyer X wrote:
>> On 05/11/2017 08:53 PM, Dave Mitchell wrote:
>>> On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 07:21:34PM +0200, Sawyer X wrote:
>>>> We are happy to announce perl v5.26.0-RC1, the first release candidate
>>>> of version 26 of Perl 5.
>>> One point: these two steps from the RMG (i.e. both the consolidation and
>>> removal) haven't been done yet:
>>> =head3 remove stale perldeltas
>>> For the first RC release that is ONLY for a BLEAD-FINAL, the perldeltas
>>> from the BLEAD-POINT releases since the previous BLEAD-FINAL should have
>>> now been consolidated into the current perldelta, and hence are now just
>>> useless clutter.  They can be removed using:
>> Please forgive my mistakes. First RC and this was a bit frazzling. I
>> went through this with Yves and thought I understood it. Then received
>> much help today from Aaron and BinGOs, and yet, still made a few mistakes.
> It's as much my fault. I've been waiting on the perldeltas to be coalesced
> so that I can add the unified dotless-@INC text, and should have jogged
> you before now. Presumably something is amiss in the RMG?
> The "usual" procedure is that some time after the last 5.25.x release,
> all the 5.25.0..n perldeltas are added together into one jumbo perldelta,
> but with redundant info removed. For example if 5.25.2 says we changed
> something and 5.25.5 says we changed it back, then both entries get
> removed from the final combined perldelta.
> Normally there's then a period of a month or whatever for everyone to
> proof-read and amend it.
> Are you in a position to be able to coalesce soon? If not I could have a
> go.

Also, worth noting: I *have* coalesced them, just with some mistakes.
Feel free to add it yourself to perldelta directly.

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