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Re^2: Perl is dying

by perrin (Chancellor)
on Jul 14, 2006 at 19:14 UTC ( #561299=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Perl is dying
in thread Perl is dying

Interesting stats. Perl gets half the share of PHP, twice the share of Python, 10 times the share of Ruby. I guess there aren't as many PHP hackers as I thought.

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[Corion]: Meh. I get the feeling I should post a call-to-action for people to test their modules with the upcoming 5.26 (or 5.25.latest), as it seems that the smoke testers don't really weed out modules that fail without . in @INC
[Corion]: But without instructions on how to easily test things yourself, I don't think such a call to arms is helpful
[Corion]: (this post on nntp.perl.org / p5p makes it seem to me that smoke testers seem to have a blind spot there)
[Corion]: Hmmm. Maybe setting $ENV{PERL5LIB}=" some path without dot"; perl Makefile.PL; make test already is enough to locally test your module...
[Corion]: Meh, no, will need a BEGIN hook...
[Corion]: ... and PERL5OPT does not like -e in it :-(

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