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Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
December 6, 2017 21:17
Re: RFC: Adding a perldisthist POD page
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On Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 10:01 PM, Slaven Rezic <> wrote:
> Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <> writes:
>> I just pushed a WIP perldisthist POD page. It's like perlhist except
>> it documents what OS / distro release carried a given version of perl:
>> It's currently quite sparse, just lists RHEL [567], which is already
>> all I wanted out of it.
>> I find myself looking this up more often than I'd like, and usually
>> end up on some random stackoverflow thread, it would be great if this
>> were part of the core perl docs.
> If you like to add more information:
> For Debian wheezy..stretch (buster will probably change until the
> final release) see:
> Debian squeeze had 5.10.1 (see ).

Yes, definitely, if anyone has more resources I'll add them, just
added this:

I use Debian myself, didn't know you could get this info from
Launchpad, I tried to get it via quickly but you needed
to unpack & grep the >30MB gz'd package manifests to get it from there
it seemed.

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