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Re: [HEADSUP] Perl update to 5.22.0
- From: Yaakov Selkowitz <yselkowitz at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:26:09 -0500
- Subject: Re: [HEADSUP] Perl update to 5.22.0
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On Fri, 2015-07-31 at 21:13 +0200, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Jari and Volker are out on vacation or other business. Yaakov commented
> we shouldn't hold the release for ming and I've just looked up Jari's
> packages and they don't contain XS modules, so if anybody needs those
> before Jari updates them we can advise users to just copy from the 5.14
> into the 5.22 tree as a stopgap measure.
> Mark O'Keefe hasn't responded so far. If anybody complains about amanda
> not working, Marco has offered to rebuild the package on his behalf
> since amanda makes copious use of XS modules.
AFAICS we can consider amanda ORPHANED.
> So it looks like we're ready to go when Yaakov is. Corinna has offered
> to trigger the release by moving the !perl cookies to !ready ones, but
> is not available before Monday. If somebody else wants to do this,
> please speak up. I guess at least myself and Yaakov should be online
> while the update is being processed due to the sheer number of packages
> and the resulting potential for hiccups (although I really hope there
> won't be any). Let me know if we can find some time over the weekend,
> otherwise we'll have to arrange for something like Monday evening MET.
I'm on #cygwin-developers now if you want to coordinate this