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I'm trying to upgrade some code to run correctly in Perl 5.14. However, I still need it to work in older version of perl.

I would like to have certain code execute only if Perl 5.14 is detected. Essentially I'm looking for something similar to the #if  MACRO #endif construct in C.

My specific use case is that I need use re '/d'; in order for some existing regular expressions to want with 5.14 but earlier Perl versions will give a compile error if I add this pragma.

I've searched extensively but I haven't found any information for how to do something like this. So any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance

In reply to Conditionally executing different code based on Perl Version by dlarochelle

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