Subject: Re: perl pkg
To: None <>
From: Christoph Badura <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/05/1999 18:34:37 (Simon Burge) writes:
>On the GNU ftp site, it's got:

>	-r--r--r--  1 root     system    2581811 Nov 11  1997 perl-5.004_04.tar.gz
>	-r--r--r--  1 root     system    3431570 Jul 28  1998 perl-5.005.01.tar.gz

This is outdated.  The current "stable" versions" are 5.004_05 and 5.005_03.

>Aren't odd perl minor numbers "pre-release" releases?

No. Since 5.005 the pre-release versions have "patch levels" greater then 50
or so.  The current pre-release seems to be 5.005_60.

Christoph Badura

	Anything that can be done in O(N) can be done in O(N^2).
	-- Ralf Schuettau (after looking at a particular piece of code)