[Attn. Maintainers] Perl 5.26.1 (release is imminent)

Yaakov Selkowitz yselkowitz@cygwin.com
Mon Oct 23 17:47:00 GMT 2017

On 2017-10-18 13:20, Achim Gratz wrote:
> I've just uploaded the files for the update of Perl to version 5.26 to
> sourceware.
> Please upload your packages to sourceware _without_ the !ready cookies
> (i.e. don't use cygport upload) and instead place !perl cookies.  This
> way the staged uploads can all be activated at the same time so that no
> inconsistent intermediate state gets published.

All staged packages have now been moved into the distribution.  Thank
you all for helping make this a smooth upgrade.

> Again the reminder that the following packages will have to be re-built
> since they install perl modules:
> git:	             Distributed version control system
> grepmail:	     search mailboxes for mail matching an expression (installed binaries and support files)
> pristine-tar:	     Regenerate pristine tarballs (installed binaries and support files)
> sendxmpp:            Commandline XMPP (jabber) utility (installed binaries and support files)

Adam, Jari, these packages still need to be rebuilt.


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