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Re: It's all ASPLODY!



On Mon, 2008-11-24 at 14:15 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> 
> > Perl was updated from 5.8 to 5.10 for Fedora 9.  If you want to call
> > that a regression, have fun in your little fantasy world.
> 
> Did that trigger a need to rebuild anything? The only 
> non-backwards-compatible change I've ever seen in perl was when it 
> started to interpolate @ in double-quoted strings between 4.x and 5.x.

Yes, for a variety of reasons the packages needed to be rebuilt.  Many
had to be altered too, as many things were brought into perl core that
were addons previously, and rpm spec files had to be adjusted.  Spot can
fill you in on the more technical details.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- FreedomĀ² is a feature!
identi.ca: http://identi.ca/jkeating

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