At 10:56 AM 1/26/99 -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
>The Perl that comes with 5.1 should be OK. It's 5.2 where they shipped a
>development release renamed to something else. Why they would do this, I
>don't know, but they don't seem to care much about it. (They whined about
>no fixed version of Perl being available, which makes no sense to me.)
>Anyway, Perl 5.005_02 or Perl 5.004_04 should be fine. The big difference
>between them is that 5.005_02 has the new regexp functionality.
it wasn't completely obvious if the perl in 5.1 was alright or not, as it
wasn't certain that the name redhat used for the rpm really and truly
matched the perl release -- so i grabbed the 5.005_02 sources and built
that -- and it all seems to be working fine.
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