[Israel.pm] Class::DBI won't install

Shlomi Fish shlomif at iglu.org.il
Mon Dec 13 05:42:15 PST 2004


On Monday 13 December 2004 15:09, Shlomo Yona wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> > perl-5.8.5-3.1.101mdk (from Mandrake 10.1 Official)
>
> It is surprising to see mandrake using an odd-version of
> Perl in an official release.

That's not an odd-version. perl-5.9.x is an odd-version which indicates a 
development release. perl 5.8.5 is a release (or subversion) of the stable 
perl 5.8.x. It's like the Linux kernel. Kernel 2.2.3 is stable; kernel 2.3.20 
is not. It's the middle digit's parity that counts.

Regards,

	Shlomi Fish

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