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Re: [perl #132906] Devel::PPPort migration to dist/ is incomplete

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From:
Sawyer X
Date:
February 28, 2018 11:33
Subject:
Re: [perl #132906] Devel::PPPort migration to dist/ is incomplete
Message ID:
a344873f-7d38-adc2-321e-bbf3c8ff6f81@gmail.com


On 02/27/2018 01:44 PM, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:24:19 +0100, Peter Rabbitson
> <rabbit-p5p@rabbit.us> wrote:
>
>> On 02/26/2018 12:24 PM, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
>>> @Peter, does that sound feasible, or do you still use 5.005 with
>>> Devel::PPPort?
>>>   
>> Yes, minimum of 5.6.1 ( note: .1 not .2 ) is reasonable.
> Makes sense, even though a *new* build is most likely to FAIL on 5.6.1
> but adding XS to an *existing* 5.6.1 is likely to happen in "the real
> world"
>
> So my 👍/ +1 for dropping all support for perl < 5.6.1 in Devel::PPPort

In a conversation with the previous maintainer of Devel::PPPort,
Matthew, we agreed on using the latest version supported by the
toolchain, but I see no reason not to start at 5.6.1 and raise this
topic again if we see this poses a problem.

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