in reply to
Re^2: Arguements for upgrading from Perl 5.8
in thread Arguements for upgrading from Perl 5.8
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.
Today I will gladly share my knowledge and experience, for there are no sweeter words than "I told you so". ;-)