[Israel.pm] Perl version migration

Offer Kaye oferk at oren.co.il
Sun Apr 25 09:57:01 PDT 2004


>
> We've been considering upgrading our default version of Perl from 5.004,
> which we've been using for years, to 5.6 or even 5.8. We're naturally
> concerned that this may cause unexpected problems with our in-house
> scripts, of which there are many. How legitimate is this concern? Can
> anyone point to specific features of 5.004 which are no longer
> supported, or which have changed in functionality? Should we just leave
> well enough alone?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jason Elbaum
>

This previous reply which I wrote (which started with another subject) is
very relevent to your question:
http://perl.org.il/pipermail/perl/2004-April/004716.html

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