Updated: parrot-0.6.4-1 with parrot-perl6 and parrot-languages

Reini Urban rurban@x-ray.at
Sat Jul 19 14:03:00 GMT 2008


The parrot packages with libparrot0 and libparrot-devel,
plus parrot-perl6 and parrot-languages are updated to 0.6.4 for
the Cygwin distribution.

Parrot is a virtual machine designed to efficiently compile and
execute bytecode for interpreted languages.
Parrot is a target for the upcoming Perl 6 and a lot of other

Canonical homepage:
   The Parrot wiki is at http://www.perlfoundation.org/parrot/

Canonical download:

Updates appear timely every month until v1.0 at the end of this year due
to stable funding. 0.6.5 will be released on 19 Aug 2008.

Packaging Details:

* The php implementation is now called pipp.
* /usr/bin/libparrot.dll is now /usr/bin/cygparrot0_6_4.dll
* moved examples and parrot_config from libparrot-devel to parrot
* Added list of local patches to myconfig
      [perl #51944] [DOCS]  Cygwin Readme
      [perl #56544] [PATCH] install_files.pl
      [perl #56558] [PATCH] pdb rename to parrot_debugger
      [perl #56562] [PATCH] root.in: add cygwin importlib
      [perl #56998] [TODO]  rename cygwin dll to 
      [perl #57006] [PATCH] add cygwin opengl config quirks
      [perl #57110] [PATCH] ncurses for cygwin
      [perl #57112] [PATCH] postgres for cygwin
      [perl #57114] [PATCH] urm RealBin issue
* added man1 pages for most binaries
* added vim and emacs support files
* added parrot-json


To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Once you've downloaded setup.exe, run it and select "Editors"
or "Text" and then click on the appropriate fields until the above
announced version numbers appear if they are not displayed already.

If your mirror doesn't yet have the latest version of this package after
24 hours, you can either continue to wait for that site to be updated or
you can try to find another mirror.

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