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Perl 5.34.1 is now available!

Steve Hay via perl5-porters
March 13, 2022 08:43
Perl 5.34.1 is now available!
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  There was a Young Lady whose nose,
  Continually prospers and grows;
  When it grew out of sight, she exclaimed in a fright,
  'Oh! Farewell to the end of my nose!'

    -- Edward Lear, ed. Vivien Noakes, "The Complete Nonsense and Other
       Verse": Limericks published in "More Nonsense"

We are thankful to announce version 34.1, the first maintenance release
of version 34 of Perl 5.

You will soon be able to download Perl 5.34.1 from your favourite 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.

Perl 5.34.1 represents approximately 10 months of development since Perl
5.34.0 and contains approximately 4,600 lines of changes across 60 files
from 23 authors.

Excluding auto-generated files, documentation and release tools, there
were approximately 1,100 lines of changes to 18 .pm, .t, .c and .h

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 5.34.1:

Andrew Fresh, Atsushi Sugawara, Chris 'BinGOs' Williams, Dan Book, Hugo
van der Sanden, James E Keenan, Karen Etheridge, Leon Timmermans,
Matthew Horsfall, Max Maischein, Michiel Beijen, Neil Bowers, Nicolas
R., Paul Evans, Renee Baecker, Ricardo Signes, Richard Leach, Sawyer X,
Sergey Poznyakoff, Steve Hay, 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.

The next major stable release of Perl should appear in the first half of

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