perl-5.22.0-RC2 / Perl distributions
Fri Jul 10 19:33:00 GMT 2015
On Fri, 2015-07-10 at 14:30 -0400, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 5/25/2015 2:45 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
> > BTW, I contacted Philip Kime, the author of Biber, about
> > Unicode::Normalize. He told me that version 1.18 is unusably slow.
> > Here's a bug report he filed about it:
> > https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=102766
> > I think he's planning to pursue it further.
> It doesn't look like anything is going to change in the near future.
> According to the bug report I cited, Biber runs slower by a factor of 20
> with version 1.18 of Unicode::Normalize than with version 1.17. I don't
> think that's acceptable.
> The only solution I can think of is to ship Biber as a self-contained
> Perl Archive made with PAR::Packer[*], built with version 1.17 of
> Unicode::Normalize. I've gotten the latter from backpan and built it
> locally using the attached cygport file.
> Does anyone have a better idea?
Just ship 1.17 instead as curr:?
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