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Re^3: Stop suggesting to upgrade perl

by Tux (Monsignor)
on Sep 03, 2013 at 12:21 UTC ( #1052094=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Stop suggesting to upgrade perl
in thread Stop suggesting to upgrade perl

You are absolutely right. I also try to support 5.6.x for some of my modules. (I dropped 5.005_04 not too long ago for Text::CSV_XS). What you will see however, is that some modules will require new TESTING features, like Test::More's done_testing and subtests. These might require new(er) build tools and the snowball starts rolling.

I never stated that 5.6 would not be able to install new CPAN stuff, but that one should be aware that it will/might not work out of the box for many CPAN updates in the (near) future.

Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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