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Shlomi Fish
June 21, 2020 08:57
Re: Perl 5.32.0 is now available!
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On Sat, 20 Jun 2020 23:48:39 +0300
Sawyer X <> wrote:

>   Come gather 'round, people
>   Wherever you roam
>   And admit that the waters
>   Around you have grown
>   And accept it that soon
>   You'll be drenched to the bone
>   If your time to you is worth savin'
>   And you better start swimmin'
>   Or you'll sink like a stone
>   For the times they are a-changin'
>     -- Bob Dylan, "The Times They Are A Changing"
> We are elated to announce perl v5.32.0, the first stable release of
> version 32 of Perl 5.

Thanks everybody!

> You will soon be able to download Perl 5.32.0 from your favorite CPAN
> mirror or find it at:

This link has a trailing "./" which broke it. The correct link is:


	-- Shlomi

> SHA1 digests for this release are:
>  ddecb3117c016418b19ed3a8827e4b521b47d6bb  perl-5.32.0.tar.gz
>  0426c89d8ad5542def3e0065c299d449230aeb6c  perl-5.32.0.tar.xz
> You can find a full list of changes in the file "perldelta.pod"
> located in the "pod" directory inside the release and on the web at
> Perl 5.32.0 represents approximately 13 months of development since
> Perl 5.30.0 and contains approximately 220,000 lines of changes across
> 1,800 files from 89 authors.
> Excluding auto-generated files, documentation and release tools, there
> were approximately 140,000 lines of changes to 880 .pm, .t, .c and .h
> files.
> Perl continues to flourish into its fourth decade thanks to a vibrant
> community of users and developers. The following people are known to
> have contributed the improvements that became Perl 5.32.0:
> Aaron Crane, Alberto Simões, Alexandr Savca, Andreas König, Andrew
> Fresh, Andy Dougherty, Ask Bjørn Hansen, Atsushi Sugawara, Bernhard M.
> Wiedemann, brian d foy, Bryan Stenson, Chad Granum, Chase Whitener,
> Chris 'BinGOs' Williams, Craig A. Berry, Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker, Dan
> Book, Daniel Dragan, Dan Kogai, Dave Cross, Dave Rolsky, David
> Cantrell, David Mitchell, Dominic Hargreaves, E. Choroba, Felipe
> Gasper, Florian Weimer, Graham Knop, Håkon Hægland, Hauke D, H.Merijn
> Brand, Hugo van der Sanden, Ichinose Shogo, James E Keenan, Jason
> McIntosh, Jerome Duval, Johan Vromans, John Lightsey, John Paul Adrian
> Glaubitz, Kang-min Liu, Karen Etheridge, Karl Williamson, Leon
> Timmermans, Manuel Mausz, Marc Green, Matthew Horsfall, Matt Turner,
> Max Maischein, Michael Haardt, Nicholas Clark, Nicolas R., Niko Tyni,
> Pali, Paul Evans, Paul Johnson, Paul Marquess, Peter Eisentraut, Peter
> John Acklam, Peter Oliver, Petr Písař, Renee Baecker, Ricardo Signes,
> Richard Leach, Russ Allbery, Samuel Smith, Santtu Ojanperä, Sawyer X,
> Sergey Aleynikov, Sergiy Borodych, Shirakata Kentaro, Shlomi Fish,
> Sisyphus, Slaven Rezic, Smylers, Stefan Seifert, Steve Hay, Steve
> Peters, Svyatoslav, Thibault Duponchelle, Todd Rinaldo, Tomasz
> Konojacki, Tom Hukins, Tony Cook, Unicode Consortium, VanL, Vickenty
> Fesunov, Vitali Peil, Yves Orton, Zefram.
> The list above is almost certainly incomplete as it is automatically
> generated from version control history. In particular, it does not
> include the names of the (very much appreciated) contributors who
> reported issues to the Perl bug tracker.
> Many of the changes included in this version originated in the CPAN
> modules included in Perl's core. We're grateful to the entire CPAN
> community for helping Perl to flourish.
> For a more complete list of all of Perl's historical contributors,
> please see the "AUTHORS" file in the Perl source distribution.
> In hugs and bugs,
> Sawyer X.


Shlomi Fish
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