Re: [siesta-dev] mini-edict

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From: Nicholas Clark
Subject: Re: [siesta-dev] mini-edict
Date: 19:07 on 16 Oct 2003
On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 05:48:32PM +0100, Richard Clamp wrote:
> We're living in a modern age, it's just FreeBSD 4.x users that aren't
> and not having lexical filehandles really makes be hate 5.005_03.
> Oldest version of perl we're shooting to be compatible with is now
> 5.6.1.

$ uname -a
FreeBSD 4.7-STABLE FreeBSD 4.7-STABLE #0: Sun Mar 23 18:33:06 GMT 2003  i386
$ /usr/bin/perl -v

This is perl, v5.6.1 built for i386-freebsd

I think it's only die-hard FreeBSD users who are on 5.005_03

And although my own FreeBSD (currently turned off) has /usr/bin/perl as
5.005_03, it does have some more modern perls installed in /usr/local/bin

Anyone on FreeBSD 4.0 is free to install 5.8.1 in /usr/local

Nicholas Clark

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