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Re: Perl 5.6.0 Is Here!

According to Darren/Torin/Who Ever...:
> I wasn't going to generate a 5.005 threads package unless people ask
> for it...

That's best, I guess -- don't assume demand.

> A question that came up once before.  Would it be better to put
> libperl.so in /usr/lib considering that our Perl binaries aren't
> actually linked with it?

Well, I think we actually _should_ ship a /usr/bin/perl-5.6-shared
binary.  Otherwise, you don't have any way for ...

> ... MakeMaker and friends ...

... to find the headers and library and ccflags etc.  Shoot, you could
even make perl-5.6-shared a low-priority alternative for perl.
Chip Salzenberg              - a.k.a. -              <chip@valinux.com>
"I wanted to play hopscotch with the impenetrable mystery of existence,
    but he stepped in a wormhole and had to go in early."  // MST3K

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