Updated: parrot-0.6.4-2 with parrot-perl6 and parrot-languages

Reini Urban rurban@x-ray.at
Sun Jul 27 15:31:00 GMT 2008

The parrot packages with libparrot0 and libparrot-devel,
plus parrot-perl6 and parrot-languages are updated to 0.6.4-2 for
the Cygwin distribution.

This release fixes the serious issue with running /usr/bin/perl6 and
the other languages /usr/bin/parrot-* without building from source.
See http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2008-07/msg00440.html

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:

----- version parrot-0.6.4-2 -----
* fixed invalid parrot languages and perl6 paths referencing the build_dir
* fixed runtime lib_path to favor FHS compliant paths
* temp. add a /usr/runtime symlink. will be removed soon
* added myconfig parrotbug VERSION to /usr/lib/parrot
* moved language dll's to parrot-languages
* added more sublanguage exe's: bfc, bfco
* added usr/lib/parrot/include/config.fpmc
   and usr/lib/parrot/include/interpinfo.pasm
   to parrot


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.

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