perl 5.8.6

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes sthoenna@efn.org
Thu Dec 2 18:16:00 GMT 2004


On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 03:45:08PM +0100, "Gerrit P. Haase" <gerrit@familiehaase.de> wrote:
> Reini Urban wrote:
> 
> >No need to hurry, Gerrit :)
> >  http://search.cpan.org/~nwclark/perl-5.8.6/pod/perl586delta.pod
> >  This arrived yesterday.
> >
> >Just wanted to know a rough timeframe and what you plan to do with the 
> >DLL name, so that I can coordinate libwin32 and the Win32::GUI upgrades.
> >I want to seperate Win32::GUI from libwin32, and I want to contact Rafael.
> 
> I want to change the name to cygperl_5_8.dll.  Timeframe: depends on the
> results of the testsuite, if all or most tests are passnig then I think
> it can be uploaded the next days.

Be better to use 3 numbers still but use PERL_API_{REVI,VER,SUBVER}SION
instead of  PERL_{REVI,VER,SUBVER}SION.  (See patchlevel.h.)  Unless there's
a length problem, maybe also append archname ("cygwin-thread-multi-64int").

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