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Re: perl_5.8.2

On Thu, 20 Nov 2003, Santiago Vila wrote:

> See my message several weeks ago: "FTBFS: perl" and especially the
> comments by Jeff Bailey.
> Even if we disable threads there are still lots of tests which fail
> that someone should investigate to ensure that they are harmless.
> I could try to build a hacked perl and upload it for ftp.gnuab.org as
> "unreleased", if that's better than nothing, but then packages which
> build-depend on perl would have to be uploaded there as well.

The other solution would be to use perl-modules 5.6.1 from woody.  Can
anyone see any problems associated with this?


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