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From: Florent Angly <florent.angly <at> gmail.com>
Subject: Re: dependencies on perl version
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.lang.perl.bio.general
Date: Wednesday 6th February 2013 02:56:19 UTC (over 3 years ago)
For what it's worth, the current stable version of Debian uses perl 
5.10.1 (http://packages.debian.org/stable/perl/perl).
Florent

On 06/02/13 12:40, Leon Timmermans wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 9:56 PM, Fields, Christopher J
>  wrote:
>> Aim for 5.10.1, but be careful of smart-match.  If you do this, make
sure to add a 'use 5.010' pragma at the top.
>>
>> (for those who don't like this, please speak up.  perl 5.8 has been
around almost 8 yrs, we would like to allow using new features if at all
possible)
> I *really* hate saying it, but I fear a lot of places are still stuck
> on 5.8, in particular on 5.8.8 because of CentOS 5. I know my
> department still is and doesn't seem to be in a hurry to upgrade, and
> I'm pretty sure it won't be the only one (though personally I use a
> self-compiled 5.16).
>
> Leon
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