perl5, perl5.* changes

Vincent Lefevre vincent-opdarw at
Thu Mar 3 00:45:43 PST 2011

On 2011-03-01 16:50:53 +0000, Eric Hall wrote:
> 	I'm quite clear on the need for multiple versions of perl.
> For one, I use several perl versions for what I do.  IIRC the ghc port
> requires perl5.8 for its configuration, newer versions of perl
> don't work (this may have changed, though I see ghc still depends
> on perl5.8).  There may be additional reasons to maintain several
> perl versions.

Debian has perl 5.10 (5.12 is in experimental for the moment) and ghc.
So, ghc should work with perl 5.10 (and in such a case, I don't see
why it wouldn't work with perl 5.12).

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