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Re^2: Arguements for upgrading from Perl 5.8

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on Nov 17, 2011 at 23:09 UTC ( #938698=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Arguements for upgrading from Perl 5.8
in thread Arguements for upgrading from Perl 5.8

8.04 has server-class support until 2013.

Even so, 5.10 is at its end of life too, so that's just delaying the inevitable.


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Re^3: Arguements for upgrading from Perl 5.8
by afoken (Monsignor) on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:36 UTC
    that's just delaying the inevitable

    But still, it's better than doing nothing. The next step would be to update the staging machine to the next LTS version, that hopefully has a newer perl. As a nice side effect, dlarochelle gets a chance to plan for continuous updates, and to test that plan.

    Alexander

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