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Perl "stable" is now v. 5.8.2
Authored by: blakers on Nov 14, '03 01:25:27PM
thanks! for the 'heads-up'!

jeez, when I originally compiled/posted this, it still *was* 5.8.1 -- a guy just can't keep up :-)

as for perl 5.8.2, i just DL'd the latest stable release, and rebuilt the instructions mentioned here.

everything seems to work identically, except of course changing the instances of "5.8.1" to "5.8.2" in the perl build.

for ref, here's the "perl -V" & "make test" output with the new version build:



=========================================================
            PERL configuration summary:
            % perl -V [5.8.2 Install]:
---------------------------------------------------------
Summary of my perl5 (revision 5.0 version 8 subversion 2) configuration:
  Platform:
    osname=darwin, osvers=7.0.0, archname=darwin-thread-multi-2level
    uname='darwin myserver.mydomain.com 7.0.0 darwin kernel version 7.0.0: wed sep 24 15:48:39 pdt 2003; root:xnuxnu-517.obj~1release_ppc power macintosh powerpc '
    config_args='-Dfirstmakefile=GNUmakefile -Duseshrplib -Duseperlio -Duseithreads -Dinstallusrbinperl -Dprefix=/usr -Dperladmin=yourname@yourdomain.com -Dcf_email=yourname@yourdomain.com -Dperllibs=-ldb -lc -lm -dl -Dlibs=-ldb -lc -lm -ldl'
    hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
    usethreads=define use5005threads=undef useithreads=define usemultiplicity=define
    useperlio=define d_sfio=undef uselargefiles=define usesocks=undef
    use64bitint=undef use64bitall=undef uselongdouble=undef
    usemymalloc=n, bincompat5005=undef
  Compiler:
    cc='cc', ccflags ='-pipe -fno-common -DPERL_DARWIN -no-cpp-precomp -fno-strict-aliasing -I/usr/local/include',
    optimize='-Os',
    cppflags='-no-cpp-precomp -pipe -fno-common -DPERL_DARWIN -no-cpp-precomp -fno-strict-aliasing -I/usr/local/include'
    ccversion='', gccversion='3.3 20030304 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 1495)', gccosandvers=''
    intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8, byteorder=4321
    d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=8
    ivtype='long', ivsize=4, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='off_t', lseeksize=8
    alignbytes=8, prototype=define
  Linker and Libraries:
    ld='env MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.3 cc', ldflags =' -L/usr/local/lib'
    libpth=/usr/local/lib /usr/lib
    libs=-ldb -lc -lm -ldl
    perllibs=-lc -lm -ldl
    libc=/usr/lib/libc.dylib, so=dylib, useshrplib=true, libperl=libperl.dylib
    gnulibc_version=''
  Dynamic Linking:
    dlsrc=dl_dyld.xs, dlext=bundle, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags=' '
    cccdlflags=' ', lddlflags=' -bundle -undefined dynamic_lookup -L/usr/local/lib'


Characteristics of this binary (from libperl): 
  Compile-time options: MULTIPLICITY USE_ITHREADS USE_LARGE_FILES PERL_IMPLICIT_CONTEXT
  Built under darwin
  Compiled at Nov 14 2003 09:41:34
  @INC:
    /System/Library/Perl/5.8.2/darwin-thread-multi-2level
    /System/Library/Perl/5.8.2
    /Library/Perl/5.8.2/darwin-thread-multi-2level
    /Library/Perl/5.8.2
    /Library/Perl
    /Network/Library/Perl/5.8.2/darwin-thread-multi-2level
    /Network/Library/Perl/5.8.2
    /Network/Library/Perl
    .
=========================================================

=========================================================
            "make test" output:
---------------------------------------------------------
...
	All tests successful.
	u=5.12  s=3.25  cu=416.56  cs=82.9  scripts=797  tests=77936
...
=========================================================


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