Bug 641320

Summary: Rebase to perl 5.8.9
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: Petr Šabata <psabata>
Component: perlAssignee: perl-maint-list
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: BaseOS QE - Apps <qe-baseos-apps>
Severity: high Docs Contact:
Priority: low    
Version: 5.6Keywords: Rebase
Target Milestone: rc   
Target Release: ---   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
URL: http://search.cpan.org/~nwclark/perl-5.8.9/pod/perl589delta.pod
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Fixed In Version: Doc Type: Rebase: Bug Fixes and Enhancements
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Last Closed: 2010-12-22 10:38:28 EST Type: ---
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Bug Blocks: 548249, 559832, 675863, 676050    

Description Petr Šabata 2010-10-08 08:17:52 EDT
The perl 5.8.9 upstream update provides various enhancements and bugfixes that would greatly benefit the Perl stack in RHEL-5.

Perl 5.8.9 delta:
http://search.cpan.org/~nwclark/perl-5.8.9/pod/perl589delta.pod

This release is ABI compatible with the currently shipped version (5.8.8).