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Perl 5.35.9 is available

Renée Bäcker
February 20, 2022 14:45
Perl 5.35.9 is available
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"John's eyes and ears," Dr. Orme wrote to the captain,
"retain every impression for a peculiarly long time. His apparent
slowness of mind and his inertia are nothing but the result of
exaggerated care taken by his brain in contemplating every kind
of detail. His enormous patience..." He crossed out the last phrase.

   -- Sten Nadolny, The discovery of slowness

We are happ to announce version 35.9, the tenth development release of 
version 35 of Perl 5.

You will soon be able to download Perl 5.35.9 from your
favorite CPAN mirror or find it at:

SHA256 digests for this release are:


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 5.35.9 represents approximately 4 weeks of development since Perl
5.35.8 and contains approximately 8,700 lines of changes across 280 files
from 22 authors.

Excluding auto-generated files, documentation and release tools, there were
approximately 3,000 lines of changes to 110 .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 5.35.9:

Branislav Zahradník, Christopher Yeleighton, Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker,
Dave Cross, David Cantrell, Hugo van der Sanden, James E Keenan, James
Raspass, Karl Williamson, Leon Timmermans, Max Maischein, Michiel Beijen,
Nicholas Clark, Nicolas R., Paul Evans, Renee Baecker, Ricardo Signes,
Sergey Zhmylove, TAKAI Kousuke, Tomasz Konojacki, Tony Cook, Yves Orton.

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.

We expect to release version 5.35.10 on March 20th, 2022.
The next major stable release of Perl should appear in the first half of 


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