[Israel.pm] Perl 5.8.x vs. 5.10.x

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Tue Mar 9 04:04:07 PST 2010


Look for perldelta. There have been changes. They may or may not affect you.

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 2:00 PM, Levenglick Dov-RM07994
<RM07994 at freescale.com> wrote:
> I assume (based on past experience) that everything that worked in 5.6 also works in 5.8. does this assumption hold for 5.10?
>
>
> Best Regards,
> Dov Levenglick
> SmartDSP OS Development Leader
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> From: perl-bounces at perl.org.il [mailto:perl-bounces at perl.org.il] On Behalf Of Gaal Yahas
> Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2010 13:58
> To: Perl in Israel
> Subject: Re: [Israel.pm] Perl 5.8.x vs. 5.10.x
>
> 5.10 has a revamped regexp engine. It's faster and has more features.
>
> There's some differences in the way Unicode is handled. Newer Perls
> make more sense, probably, but if you have something that works in 5.6
> you should test it a bit when migrating to 5.10.
>
> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Levenglick Dov-RM07994
> <RM07994 at freescale.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Other than somewhat forward compatibility to Perl 6, is there added value in installing 5.10.x? Are there drawbacks given code originally written for 5.6.x?
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>>
>> Best Regards,
>> Dov Levenglick
>> ü SAVE PAPER - THINK BEFORE YOU PRINT
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