Updated: perl-5.8.6-1

Hans Horn hannes@2horns.com
Mon Jan 10 15:14:00 GMT 2005


Hi Gerrit,

with the newly installed perl I get the following

Can't locate object method "_save_common_middle" via package "B::FAKEOP" at 
/usr/lib/perl5/5.8/cygwin/B/C.pm line 389.

Any clue what happed?

H.
Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> Perl has been updated to 5.8.6-1
>
>
> INFO
> ====
> - New DLL naming schema: only the major release number is included in
> the DLL name so extensions compiled with this release doesn't need to
> be recompiled immediatly for future updates of perl 5.8.
> - New directory naming: extensions are now under /usr/lib/perl5/5.8,
> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8 (/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8 for all
> extensions distributed with this release) and the archive directory
> is simply named 'cygwin' instead of 'cygwin-thread-multi-64int'.
> - This release includes the Win32CORE extension statically.
> - IPC support is enabled, however to make use of it, it is required
> to have cygserver running, see the cygserver README in /usr/doc/Cygwin
> how to setup / run cygserver.
> - there are still some issues with PERLIO, best bet is to use binary
> mounted directories, define PERLIO=perlio in your environment, with
> this environment setting nearly all tests are passing when running on
> NTFS.
> - Perl 5.8.6 should be binary compatible with Cygwin perl >= 5.8.2,
> if you are seeing problems with older extensions, please try to
> recompile these at first.
>
>
> Perl 5.8.6 announcements:
>
>    http://dev.perl.org/perl5/news/2004/perl-5.8.6.html
>
> 5.8.6 is a maintenance release for perl 5.8, incorporating various
> minor bugfixes and optimisations. Please see the perldelta
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