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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Far be it from me to tell anyone what to do in his or her copious free time, but the one thing you can't say about people who haven't upgraded Perl in just shy of nine years is that they're on the edge of their seats, waiting to upgrade to a new version of Perl.

    • Every so often people complain to me that it doesn't compile any more. The reasons are known and can be fixed easily, hence this release.
      • Every so often people complain to me that it doesn't compile any more.

        Again, I'm not interested in telling you what to do for fun, but doesn't at least one of the thirteen subsequent stable releases compile for them? Perhaps one released this millennium?

        • doesn't at least one of the thirteen subsequent stable releases compile for them

          Probably yes. But I'm sure they have their reasons for wanting that one.* "There's nowt as queer as folks".

          * I had good reason for wanting 5.004_04 to work on a modern Linux in 2001. Reasons exist.