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Version 5.6 beta1 of ActivePerl

Release Notes: This release adds support for globalization and Unicode, concurrent interpreters, new regex constructs, lvalue subroutines, subroutine attributes, 64-bit platforms, large file systems, and control over the granularity of warnings.

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    •  24 Dec 2007 23:46

    Release Notes: A new switch statement and smart-match operator were implemented along with a defined-or operator and many improvements to regular expressions. The engine is no longer recursive, preventing stack overflows.

    •  19 Sep 2007 03:22

    Release Notes: Several hundred updates and bugfixes from the core Perl repository were applied. All bundled modules have been updated to their latest released versions.

    No changes have been submitted for this release.

    •  30 Jan 2001 06:12

      Release Notes: This version fixes bugs with backticks not returning a proper return code under Windows 9x, wait() and waitpid() now return the correct pid values for pseudo-pids, new entries added to the end of the environment are now inherited by child processes, close(SOCKET) now returns non-bogus values, and various other bugfixes from the Perl development track have been included. See the Changelog for a more complete Changes listing.

      •  30 Jan 2001 06:12

        Release Notes: This release adds support for globalization and Unicode, concurrent interpreters, new regex constructs, lvalue subroutines, subroutine attributes, 64-bit platforms, large file systems, and control over the granularity of warnings.

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