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Perl 5.36.1 is now available!

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Steve Hay via perl5-porters
April 23, 2023 15:25
Perl 5.36.1 is now available!
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Pianists can be divided into the following three categories: those who
practice a lot and admit it; those who practice a lot but deny it; and
those who do not practice and, therefore, are no pianists.

  -- Louis Kentner, "Piano"

We are overwhelmed to announce version 36.1, the first maintenance
release of version 36 of Perl 5.

You will soon be able to download Perl 5.36.1 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 5.36.1 represents approximately 11 months of development since Perl
5.36.0 and contains approximately 5,500 lines of changes across 62 files
from 24 authors.

Excluding auto-generated files, documentation and release tools, there
were approximately 1,600 lines of changes to 23 .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 5.36.1:

Andreas König, Bram, Chris 'BinGOs' Williams, Craig A. Berry, Dagfinn
Ilmari Mannsåker, David Mitchell, Elvin Aslanov, Florian Weimer, Graham
Knop, Hugo van der Sanden, Karen Etheridge, Karl Williamson, Leon
Timmermans, Matthew Horsfall, Max Maischein, Neil Bowers, Nicolas R,
Renee Baecker, Ricardo Signes, Richard Leach, Steve Hay, Todd Rinaldo,
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

Steve Hay

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