Being a pretty heavy user of Perlbug, the early version 3 RT's did react slowly at times. However, since Perlbug was updated to RT 3.6, the performance has been noticeably better, especially for searches.
Test your modules with bleadperl!
rsync -avz rsync://public.activestate.com/perl-current/ .
./Configure -des -Dusedevel -Dprefix=/path/to/test/perl
Now, please test you modules! If you have test failures that don't happen with Perl 5.8.8, send a simplified test case to
perlbug at perl.org