From: Eric Wong <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: upcoming perl v5.12 requirement... Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:44:35 -0400 [thread overview] Message-ID: <20210413194435.GA3371@dcvr> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> On a side note, I'm strongly considering moving to Perl 5.12 after public-inbox 1.7 is released. perl 5.12.4 will be a decade old in a few months (however 5.12.5 was Nov 2012). It seems the various 5.12.x releases had fewer breaking bugfixes than 5.10.0 => 5.10.1, so "use v5.12" should be fine. The main reason I want 5.12 is it enables strict implicitly, reducing syscalls and startup time: strace -c perl -Mstrict -e exit # 208 syscalls strace -c perl -Mv5.12 -e exit # 186 syscalls It also allows "delete local" and some other things, but I'm not yet sure about the "unicode_strings" feature bit...
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-04-13 19:44 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-04-13 19:29 [PATCH] doc: technical/whyperl: update w/ (good) news from PSC Eric Wong 2021-04-13 19:44 ` Eric Wong [this message] 2021-04-13 21:17 ` upcoming perl v5.12 requirement Konstantin Ryabitsev 2021-04-14 0:25 ` Eric Wong 2021-11-08 18:38 ` Eric Wong
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