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3=head1 NAME
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5perlhist - the Perl history records
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7=head1 DESCRIPTION
8
9This document aims to record the Perl source code releases.
10
11=head1 INTRODUCTION
12
13Perl history in brief, by Larry Wall:
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15 Perl 0 introduced Perl to my officemates.
16 Perl 1 introduced Perl to the world, and changed /\(...\|...\)/ to
17 /(...|...)/. \(Dan Faigin still hasn't forgiven me. :-\)
18 Perl 2 introduced Henry Spencer's regular expression package.
19 Perl 3 introduced the ability to handle binary data (embedded nulls).
20 Perl 4 introduced the first Camel book. Really. We mostly just
21 switched version numbers so the book could refer to 4.000.
22 Perl 5 introduced everything else, including the ability to
23 introduce everything else.
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24
25=head1 THE KEEPERS OF THE PUMPKIN
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7b8d334a 27Larry Wall, Andy Dougherty, Tom Christiansen, Charles Bailey, Nick
193fb0af 28Ing-Simmons, Chip Salzenberg, Tim Bunce, Malcolm Beattie, Gurusamy
e78084cb 29Sarathy, Graham Barr, Jarkko Hietaniemi, Hugo van der Sanden,
294fc197 30Michael Schwern, Rafael Garcia-Suarez, Nicholas Clark, Richard Clamp,
e4b5ce81 31Leon Brocard, Dave Mitchell, Jesse Vincent, Ricardo Signes, Steve Hay,
970c3089 32Matt S Trout, David Golden, Florian Ragwitz, Tatsuhiko Miyagawa,
3562d444 33Chris C<BinGOs> Williams, Zefram, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason, Stevan
41c353c0 34Little, Dave Rolsky, Max Maischein, Abigail, Jesse Luehrs, Tony Cook,
9200eb34 35Dominic Hargreaves, Aaron Crane, Aristotle Pagaltzis, Matthew Horsfall,
1a50feaa 36Peter Martini, Sawyer X, Chad 'Exodist' Granum, Renee Bäcker, Eric Herman,
a3072a5a 37John SJ Anderson, and Karen Etheridge.
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38
39=head2 PUMPKIN?
40
41[from Porting/pumpkin.pod in the Perl source code distribution]
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43=for disclaimer orking cows is hazardous, and not legal in all jurisdictions
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45Chip Salzenberg gets credit for that, with a nod to his cow orker,
46David Croy. We had passed around various names (baton, token, hot
47potato) but none caught on. Then, Chip asked:
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49[begin quote]
50
51 Who has the patch pumpkin?
52
1fce104d 53To explain: David Croy once told me that at a previous job,
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54there was one tape drive and multiple systems that used it for backups.
55But instead of some high-tech exclusion software, they used a low-tech
56method to prevent multiple simultaneous backups: a stuffed pumpkin.
57No one was allowed to make backups unless they had the "backup pumpkin".
58
59[end quote]
60
61The name has stuck. The holder of the pumpkin is sometimes called
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62the pumpking (keeping the source afloat?) or the pumpkineer (pulling
63the strings?).
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64
65=head1 THE RECORDS
66
67 Pump- Release Date Notes
68 king (by no means
69 comprehensive,
70 see Changes*
71 for details)
a45445a7 72 ======================================================================
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d516a115 74 Larry 0 Classified. Don't ask.
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76 Larry 1.000 1987-Dec-18
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78 1.001..10 1988-Jan-30
79 1.011..14 1988-Feb-02
8b04df2c 80 Schwern 1.0.15 2002-Dec-18 Modernization
2831a86c 81 Richard 1.0_16 2003-Dec-18
eea97dc2 82
cac726e9 83 Larry 2.000 1988-Jun-05
eea97dc2 84
cac726e9 85 2.001 1988-Jun-28
eea97dc2 86
cac726e9 87 Larry 3.000 1989-Oct-18
eea97dc2 88
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89 3.001 1989-Oct-26
90 3.002..4 1989-Nov-11
91 3.005 1989-Nov-18
92 3.006..8 1989-Dec-22
93 3.009..13 1990-Mar-02
94 3.014 1990-Mar-13
95 3.015 1990-Mar-14
96 3.016..18 1990-Mar-28
d516a115 97 3.019..27 1990-Aug-10 User subs.
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98 3.028 1990-Aug-14
99 3.029..36 1990-Oct-17
100 3.037 1990-Oct-20
101 3.040 1990-Nov-10
102 3.041 1990-Nov-13
f7ee4c02 103 3.042..43 1991-Jan-??
cac726e9 104 3.044 1991-Jan-12
eea97dc2 105
cac726e9 106 Larry 4.000 1991-Mar-21
eea97dc2 107
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108 4.001..3 1991-Apr-12
109 4.004..9 1991-Jun-07
110 4.010 1991-Jun-10
111 4.011..18 1991-Nov-05
d516a115 112 4.019 1991-Nov-11 Stable.
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113 4.020..33 1992-Jun-08
114 4.034 1992-Jun-11
115 4.035 1992-Jun-23
d516a115 116 Larry 4.036 1993-Feb-05 Very stable.
eea97dc2 117
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118 5.000alpha1 1993-Jul-31
119 5.000alpha2 1993-Aug-16
120 5.000alpha3 1993-Oct-10
121 5.000alpha4 1993-???-??
122 5.000alpha5 1993-???-??
193fb0af 123 5.000alpha6 1994-Mar-18
ac580030 124 5.000alpha7 1994-Mar-25
cac726e9 125 Andy 5.000alpha8 1994-Apr-04
d516a115 126 Larry 5.000alpha9 1994-May-05 ext appears.
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127 5.000alpha10 1994-Jun-11
128 5.000alpha11 1994-Jul-01
d516a115 129 Andy 5.000a11a 1994-Jul-07 To fit 14.
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130 5.000a11b 1994-Jul-14
131 5.000a11c 1994-Jul-19
132 5.000a11d 1994-Jul-22
93e0d802 133 Larry 5.000alpha12 1994-Aug-04
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134 Andy 5.000a12a 1994-Aug-08
135 5.000a12b 1994-Aug-15
136 5.000a12c 1994-Aug-22
137 5.000a12d 1994-Aug-22
138 5.000a12e 1994-Aug-22
139 5.000a12f 1994-Aug-24
140 5.000a12g 1994-Aug-24
141 5.000a12h 1994-Aug-24
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142 Larry 5.000beta1 1994-Aug-30
143 Andy 5.000b1a 1994-Sep-06
d516a115 144 Larry 5.000beta2 1994-Sep-14 Core slushified.
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145 Andy 5.000b2a 1994-Sep-14
146 5.000b2b 1994-Sep-17
147 5.000b2c 1994-Sep-17
193fb0af 148 Larry 5.000beta3 1994-Sep-??
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149 Andy 5.000b3a 1994-Sep-18
150 5.000b3b 1994-Sep-22
151 5.000b3c 1994-Sep-23
152 5.000b3d 1994-Sep-27
153 5.000b3e 1994-Sep-28
154 5.000b3f 1994-Sep-30
155 5.000b3g 1994-Oct-04
156 Andy 5.000b3h 1994-Oct-07
ac580030 157 Larry? 5.000gamma 1994-Oct-13?
eea97dc2 158
a7f7c56a 159 Larry 5.000 1994-Oct-17
eea97dc2 160
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161 Andy 5.000a 1994-Dec-19
162 5.000b 1995-Jan-18
163 5.000c 1995-Jan-18
164 5.000d 1995-Jan-18
165 5.000e 1995-Jan-18
166 5.000f 1995-Jan-18
167 5.000g 1995-Jan-18
168 5.000h 1995-Jan-18
169 5.000i 1995-Jan-26
170 5.000j 1995-Feb-07
171 5.000k 1995-Feb-11
172 5.000l 1995-Feb-21
93e0d802 173 5.000m 1995-Feb-28
cac726e9 174 5.000n 1995-Mar-07
ac580030 175 5.000o 1995-Mar-13?
eea97dc2 176
cac726e9 177 Larry 5.001 1995-Mar-13
eea97dc2 178
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179 Andy 5.001a 1995-Mar-15
180 5.001b 1995-Mar-31
181 5.001c 1995-Apr-07
182 5.001d 1995-Apr-14
d516a115 183 5.001e 1995-Apr-18 Stable.
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184 5.001f 1995-May-31
185 5.001g 1995-May-25
186 5.001h 1995-May-25
187 5.001i 1995-May-30
188 5.001j 1995-Jun-05
189 5.001k 1995-Jun-06
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190 5.001l 1995-Jun-06 Stable.
191 5.001m 1995-Jul-02 Very stable.
192 5.001n 1995-Oct-31 Very unstable.
cac726e9 193 5.002beta1 1995-Nov-21
93e0d802 194 5.002b1a 1995-Dec-04
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195 5.002b1b 1995-Dec-04
196 5.002b1c 1995-Dec-04
197 5.002b1d 1995-Dec-04
198 5.002b1e 1995-Dec-08
199 5.002b1f 1995-Dec-08
d516a115 200 Tom 5.002b1g 1995-Dec-21 Doc release.
cac726e9 201 Andy 5.002b1h 1996-Jan-05
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202 5.002b2 1996-Jan-14
203 Larry 5.002b3 1996-Feb-02
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204 Andy 5.002gamma 1996-Feb-11
205 Larry 5.002delta 1996-Feb-27
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206
207 Larry 5.002 1996-Feb-29 Prototypes.
208
cac726e9 209 Charles 5.002_01 1996-Mar-25
eea97dc2 210
d516a115 211 5.003 1996-Jun-25 Security release.
eea97dc2 212
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213 5.003_01 1996-Jul-31
214 Nick 5.003_02 1996-Aug-10
215 Andy 5.003_03 1996-Aug-28
216 5.003_04 1996-Sep-02
217 5.003_05 1996-Sep-12
218 5.003_06 1996-Oct-07
219 5.003_07 1996-Oct-10
220 Chip 5.003_08 1996-Nov-19
221 5.003_09 1996-Nov-26
222 5.003_10 1996-Nov-29
223 5.003_11 1996-Dec-06
224 5.003_12 1996-Dec-19
225 5.003_13 1996-Dec-20
226 5.003_14 1996-Dec-23
227 5.003_15 1996-Dec-23
228 5.003_16 1996-Dec-24
229 5.003_17 1996-Dec-27
230 5.003_18 1996-Dec-31
231 5.003_19 1997-Jan-04
232 5.003_20 1997-Jan-07
233 5.003_21 1997-Jan-15
234 5.003_22 1997-Jan-16
235 5.003_23 1997-Jan-25
236 5.003_24 1997-Jan-29
237 5.003_25 1997-Feb-04
238 5.003_26 1997-Feb-10
239 5.003_27 1997-Feb-18
240 5.003_28 1997-Feb-21
d516a115 241 5.003_90 1997-Feb-25 Ramping up to the 5.004 release.
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242 5.003_91 1997-Mar-01
243 5.003_92 1997-Mar-06
244 5.003_93 1997-Mar-10
245 5.003_94 1997-Mar-22
246 5.003_95 1997-Mar-25
247 5.003_96 1997-Apr-01
d516a115 248 5.003_97 1997-Apr-03 Fairly widely used.
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249 5.003_97a 1997-Apr-05
250 5.003_97b 1997-Apr-08
251 5.003_97c 1997-Apr-10
252 5.003_97d 1997-Apr-13
253 5.003_97e 1997-Apr-15
254 5.003_97f 1997-Apr-17
255 5.003_97g 1997-Apr-18
256 5.003_97h 1997-Apr-24
257 5.003_97i 1997-Apr-25
258 5.003_97j 1997-Apr-28
259 5.003_98 1997-Apr-30
260 5.003_99 1997-May-01
261 5.003_99a 1997-May-09
d516a115 262 p54rc1 1997-May-12 Release Candidates.
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263 p54rc2 1997-May-14
264
d516a115 265 Chip 5.004 1997-May-15 A major maintenance release.
eea97dc2 266
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267 Tim 5.004_01-t1 1997-???-?? The 5.004 maintenance track.
268 5.004_01-t2 1997-Jun-11 aka perl5.004m1t2
269 5.004_01 1997-Jun-13
270 5.004_01_01 1997-Jul-29 aka perl5.004m2t1
271 5.004_01_02 1997-Aug-01 aka perl5.004m2t2
272 5.004_01_03 1997-Aug-05 aka perl5.004m2t3
cac726e9 273 5.004_02 1997-Aug-07
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274 5.004_02_01 1997-Aug-12 aka perl5.004m3t1
275 5.004_03-t2 1997-Aug-13 aka perl5.004m3t2
cac726e9 276 5.004_03 1997-Sep-05
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277 5.004_04-t1 1997-Sep-19 aka perl5.004m4t1
278 5.004_04-t2 1997-Sep-23 aka perl5.004m4t2
279 5.004_04-t3 1997-Oct-10 aka perl5.004m4t3
280 5.004_04-t4 1997-Oct-14 aka perl5.004m4t4
cac726e9 281 5.004_04 1997-Oct-15
f7ee4c02 282 5.004_04-m1 1998-Mar-04 (5.004m5t1) Maint. trials for 5.004_05.
1a607138 283 5.004_04-m2 1998-May-01
193fb0af 284 5.004_04-m3 1998-May-15
eea97dc2 285 5.004_04-m4 1998-May-19
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286 5.004_05-MT5 1998-Jul-21
287 5.004_05-MT6 1998-Oct-09
288 5.004_05-MT7 1998-Nov-22
289 5.004_05-MT8 1998-Dec-03
290 Chip 5.004_05-MT9 1999-Apr-26
291 5.004_05 1999-Apr-29
eea97dc2 292
d516a115 293 Malcolm 5.004_50 1997-Sep-09 The 5.005 development track.
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294 5.004_51 1997-Oct-02
295 5.004_52 1997-Oct-15
296 5.004_53 1997-Oct-16
297 5.004_54 1997-Nov-14
298 5.004_55 1997-Nov-25
299 5.004_56 1997-Dec-18
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300 5.004_57 1998-Feb-03
301 5.004_58 1998-Feb-06
302 5.004_59 1998-Feb-13
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303 5.004_60 1998-Feb-20
304 5.004_61 1998-Feb-27
305 5.004_62 1998-Mar-06
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306 5.004_63 1998-Mar-17
307 5.004_64 1998-Apr-03
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308 5.004_65 1998-May-15
309 5.004_66 1998-May-29
310 Sarathy 5.004_67 1998-Jun-15
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311 5.004_68 1998-Jun-23
312 5.004_69 1998-Jun-29
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313 5.004_70 1998-Jul-06
314 5.004_71 1998-Jul-09
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315 5.004_72 1998-Jul-12
316 5.004_73 1998-Jul-13
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317 5.004_74 1998-Jul-14 5.005 beta candidate.
318 5.004_75 1998-Jul-15 5.005 beta1.
319 5.004_76 1998-Jul-21 5.005 beta2.
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320
321 Sarathy 5.005 1998-Jul-22 Oneperl.
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322
323 Sarathy 5.005_01 1998-Jul-27 The 5.005 maintenance track.
324 5.005_02-T1 1998-Aug-02
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325 5.005_02-T2 1998-Aug-05
326 5.005_02 1998-Aug-08
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327 Graham 5.005_03-MT1 1998-Nov-30
328 5.005_03-MT2 1999-Jan-04
329 5.005_03-MT3 1999-Jan-17
330 5.005_03-MT4 1999-Jan-26
331 5.005_03-MT5 1999-Jan-28
f7ee4c02 332 5.005_03-MT6 1999-Mar-05
ba7a42cf 333 5.005_03 1999-Mar-28
294fc197 334 Leon 5.005_04-RC1 2004-Feb-05
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335 5.005_04-RC2 2004-Feb-18
336 5.005_04 2004-Feb-23
2831a86c 337 5.005_05-RC1 2009-Feb-16
eea97dc2 338
87275199 339 Sarathy 5.005_50 1998-Jul-26 The 5.6 development track.
dfe13c55 340 5.005_51 1998-Aug-10
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341 5.005_52 1998-Sep-25
342 5.005_53 1998-Oct-31
c2444246 343 5.005_54 1998-Nov-30
99ed61e6 344 5.005_55 1999-Feb-16
642c2561 345 5.005_56 1999-Mar-01
ba7a42cf 346 5.005_57 1999-May-25
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347 5.005_58 1999-Jul-27
348 5.005_59 1999-Aug-02
349 5.005_60 1999-Aug-02
350 5.005_61 1999-Aug-20
351 5.005_62 1999-Oct-15
352 5.005_63 1999-Dec-09
353 5.5.640 2000-Feb-02
354 5.5.650 2000-Feb-08 beta1
355 5.5.660 2000-Feb-22 beta2
356 5.5.670 2000-Feb-29 beta3
357 5.6.0-RC1 2000-Mar-09 Release candidate 1.
358 5.6.0-RC2 2000-Mar-14 Release candidate 2.
359 5.6.0-RC3 2000-Mar-21 Release candidate 3.
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360
361 Sarathy 5.6.0 2000-Mar-22
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362
363 Sarathy 5.6.1-TRIAL1 2000-Dec-18 The 5.6 maintenance track.
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364 5.6.1-TRIAL2 2001-Jan-31
365 5.6.1-TRIAL3 2001-Mar-19
366 5.6.1-foolish 2001-Apr-01 The "fools-gold" release.
367 5.6.1 2001-Apr-08
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368 Rafael 5.6.2-RC1 2003-Nov-08
369 5.6.2 2003-Nov-15 Fix new build issues
bab127f6 370
f7ee4c02 371 Jarkko 5.7.0 2000-Sep-02 The 5.7 track: Development.
b9636b4c 372 5.7.1 2001-Apr-09
f7ee4c02 373 5.7.2 2001-Jul-13 Virtual release candidate 0.
52b65635 374 5.7.3 2002-Mar-05
482b2006 375 5.8.0-RC1 2002-Jun-01
f8711711 376 5.8.0-RC2 2002-Jun-21
d082746b 377 5.8.0-RC3 2002-Jul-13
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378
379 Jarkko 5.8.0 2002-Jul-18
380
381 Jarkko 5.8.1-RC1 2003-Jul-10 The 5.8 maintenance track
d1fb9eca 382 5.8.1-RC2 2003-Jul-11
f28d0af5 383 5.8.1-RC3 2003-Jul-30
591b4a2d 384 5.8.1-RC4 2003-Aug-01
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385 5.8.1-RC5 2003-Sep-22
386 5.8.1 2003-Sep-25
aed365b8 387 Nicholas 5.8.2-RC1 2003-Oct-27
9a664500 388 5.8.2-RC2 2003-Nov-03
bb76650e 389 5.8.2 2003-Nov-05
8fb728ee 390 5.8.3-RC1 2004-Jan-07
dc0b0fbe 391 5.8.3 2004-Jan-14
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392 5.8.4-RC1 2004-Apr-05
393 5.8.4-RC2 2004-Apr-15
cba18cd5 394 5.8.4 2004-Apr-21
c3435ec0 395 5.8.5-RC1 2004-Jul-06
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396 5.8.5-RC2 2004-Jul-08
397 5.8.5 2004-Jul-19
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398 5.8.6-RC1 2004-Nov-11
399 5.8.6 2004-Nov-27
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400 5.8.7-RC1 2005-May-18
401 5.8.7 2005-May-30
7a1c739b 402 5.8.8-RC1 2006-Jan-20
61c48948 403 5.8.8 2006-Jan-31
f9cff250 404 5.8.9-RC1 2008-Nov-10
7a8d7d26 405 5.8.9-RC2 2008-Dec-06
5b5f44f3 406 5.8.9 2008-Dec-14
bab127f6 407
847428bd 408 Hugo 5.9.0 2003-Oct-27 The 5.9 development track
d6dfbb98 409 Rafael 5.9.1 2004-Mar-16
690cf44b 410 5.9.2 2005-Apr-01
604ded12 411 5.9.3 2006-Jan-28
101c1b44 412 5.9.4 2006-Aug-15
201a0ee1 413 5.9.5 2007-Jul-07
c9f6a3ca 414 5.10.0-RC1 2007-Nov-17
f7464869 415 5.10.0-RC2 2007-Nov-25
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416
417 Rafael 5.10.0 2007-Dec-18
418
55d0b987 419 David M 5.10.1-RC1 2009-Aug-06 The 5.10 maintenance track
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420 5.10.1-RC2 2009-Aug-18
421 5.10.1 2009-Aug-22
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422
423 Jesse 5.11.0 2009-Oct-02 The 5.11 development track
929e68c6 424 5.11.1 2009-Oct-20
c3d14d79 425 Leon 5.11.2 2009-Nov-20
def9adf2 426 Jesse 5.11.3 2009-Dec-20
a3ed6ee0 427 Ricardo 5.11.4 2010-Jan-20
3b63b116 428 Steve 5.11.5 2010-Feb-20
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429 Jesse 5.12.0-RC0 2010-Mar-21
430 5.12.0-RC1 2010-Mar-29
431 5.12.0-RC2 2010-Apr-01
432 5.12.0-RC3 2010-Apr-02
433 5.12.0-RC4 2010-Apr-06
434 5.12.0-RC5 2010-Apr-09
847428bd 435
431be7b3 436 Jesse 5.12.0 2010-Apr-12
847428bd 437
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438 Jesse 5.12.1-RC2 2010-May-13 The 5.12 maintenance track
439 5.12.1-RC1 2010-May-09
75ae21a0 440 5.12.1 2010-May-16
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441 5.12.2-RC2 2010-Aug-31
442 5.12.2 2010-Sep-06
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443 Ricardo 5.12.3-RC1 2011-Jan-09
444 Ricardo 5.12.3-RC2 2011-Jan-14
445 Ricardo 5.12.3-RC3 2011-Jan-17
446 Ricardo 5.12.3 2011-Jan-21
aa766560 447 Leon 5.12.4-RC1 2011-Jun-08
356853c9 448 Leon 5.12.4 2011-Jun-20
9670cd72 449 Dominic 5.12.5 2012-Nov-10
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450
451 Leon 5.13.0 2010-Apr-20 The 5.13 development track
902dc50b 452 Ricardo 5.13.1 2010-May-20
e4b5ce81 453 Matt 5.13.2 2010-Jun-22
55d0b987 454 David G 5.13.3 2010-Jul-20
5d560a89 455 Florian 5.13.4 2010-Aug-20
8031668c 456 Steve 5.13.5 2010-Sep-19
5bc1001b 457 Miyagawa 5.13.6 2010-Oct-20
90737cf4 458 BinGOs 5.13.7 2010-Nov-20
970c3089 459 Zefram 5.13.8 2010-Dec-20
8a69abd7 460 Jesse 5.13.9 2011-Jan-20
ed33313b 461 Ævar 5.13.10 2011-Feb-20
72cc8eaa 462 Florian 5.13.11 2011-Mar-20
d802912e 463 Jesse 5.14.0RC1 2011-Apr-20
4e31220d 464 Jesse 5.14.0RC2 2011-May-04
ee2a35ba 465 Jesse 5.14.0RC3 2011-May-11
d802912e 466
c1ff15b2 467 Jesse 5.14.0 2011-May-14 The 5.14 maintenance track
fdf4c696 468 Jesse 5.14.1 2011-Jun-16
d288ec5d 469 Florian 5.14.2-RC1 2011-Sep-19
87215169 470 5.14.2 2011-Sep-26
70b198cc 471 Dominic 5.14.3 2012-Oct-12
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472 David M 5.14.4-RC1 2013-Mar-05
473 David M 5.14.4-RC2 2013-Mar-07
474 David M 5.14.4 2013-Mar-10
fdf4c696 475
c1ff15b2 476 David G 5.15.0 2011-Jun-20 The 5.15 development track
c60e551c 477 Zefram 5.15.1 2011-Jul-20
7035bada 478 Ricardo 5.15.2 2011-Aug-20
87039747 479 Stevan 5.15.3 2011-Sep-20
0ba0a5dd 480 Florian 5.15.4 2011-Oct-20
87420de5 481 Steve 5.15.5 2011-Nov-20
87572817 482 Dave R 5.15.6 2011-Dec-20
75ae21a0 483 BinGOs 5.15.7 2012-Jan-20
a4f8871a 484 Max M 5.15.8 2012-Feb-20
a9f63ca0 485 Abigail 5.15.9 2012-Mar-20
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486 Ricardo 5.16.0-RC0 2012-May-10
487 Ricardo 5.16.0-RC1 2012-May-14
7a04c38f 488 Ricardo 5.16.0-RC2 2012-May-15
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489
490 Ricardo 5.16.0 2012-May-20 The 5.16 maintenance track
ad44ddb6 491 Ricardo 5.16.1 2012-Aug-08
f67abcc4 492 Ricardo 5.16.2 2012-Nov-01
020c4f91 493 Ricardo 5.16.3-RC1 2013-Mar-06
a6c86566 494 Ricardo 5.16.3 2013-Mar-11
4e0160b3 495
cd22ce8c 496 Zefram 5.17.0 2012-May-26 The 5.17 development track
9c7dcd24 497 Jesse L 5.17.1 2012-Jun-20
9895e5d0 498 TonyC 5.17.2 2012-Jul-20
8047cbe1 499 Steve 5.17.3 2012-Aug-20
3043b5cc 500 Florian 5.17.4 2012-Sep-20
723b6a9d 501 Florian 5.17.5 2012-Oct-20
15c17f16 502 Ricardo 5.17.6 2012-Nov-20
999ff37d 503 Dave R 5.17.7 2012-Dec-18
41c353c0 504 Aaron 5.17.8 2013-Jan-20
a1d0ba35 505 BinGOs 5.17.9 2013-Feb-20
b17be11f 506 Max M 5.17.10 2013-Mar-21
2f49ef22 507 Ricardo 5.17.11 2013-Apr-20
cd22ce8c 508
22a36b22 509 Ricardo 5.18.0-RC1 2013-May-11 The 5.18 maintenance track
f24aa459 510 Ricardo 5.18.0-RC2 2013-May-12
34f49b48 511 Ricardo 5.18.0-RC3 2013-May-13
637e71d9 512 Ricardo 5.18.0-RC4 2013-May-15
a9acda3b 513 Ricardo 5.18.0 2013-May-18
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514 Ricardo 5.18.1-RC1 2013-Aug-01
515 Ricardo 5.18.1-RC2 2013-Aug-03
516 Ricardo 5.18.1-RC3 2013-Aug-08
517 Ricardo 5.18.1 2013-Aug-12
6efa4e81 518 Ricardo 5.18.2 2014-Jan-06
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519 Ricardo 5.18.3-RC1 2014-Sep-17
520 Ricardo 5.18.3-RC2 2014-Sep-27
521 Ricardo 5.18.3 2014-Oct-01
522 Ricardo 5.18.4 2014-Oct-01
6a9c395e 523
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524 Ricardo 5.19.0 2013-May-20 The 5.19 development track
525 David G 5.19.1 2013-Jun-21
6a0b1ca5 526 Aristotle 5.19.2 2013-Jul-22
f865d600 527 Steve 5.19.3 2013-Aug-20
388a7a89 528 Steve 5.19.4 2013-Sep-20
1cd5f672 529 Steve 5.19.5 2013-Oct-20
ffff3c48 530 BinGOs 5.19.6 2013-Nov-20
6714c51e 531 Abigail 5.19.7 2013-Dec-20
249f62d0 532 Ricardo 5.19.8 2014-Jan-20
a2dac67a 533 TonyC 5.19.9 2014-Feb-20
b1d6c022 534 Aaron 5.19.10 2014-Mar-20
72b05f63 535 Steve 5.19.11 2014-Apr-20
68e37e75 536
46a609d2 537 Ricardo 5.20.0-RC1 2014-May-16 The 5.20 maintenance track
e7f755cd 538 Ricardo 5.20.0 2014-May-27
162e65e8 539 Steve 5.20.1-RC1 2014-Aug-25
2f2cb244 540 Steve 5.20.1-RC2 2014-Sep-07
b751404f 541 Steve 5.20.1 2014-Sep-14
67fbae81 542 Steve 5.20.2-RC1 2015-Jan-31
a1177ca7 543 Steve 5.20.2 2015-Feb-14
5b5ceca3 544 Steve 5.20.3-RC1 2015-Aug-22
9a72b858 545 Steve 5.20.3-RC2 2015-Aug-29
6c1eaae8 546 Steve 5.20.3 2015-Sep-12
46a609d2 547
c2164447 548 Ricardo 5.21.0 2014-May-27 The 5.21 development track
62406c83 549 Matthew H 5.21.1 2014-Jun-20
0f824be9 550 Abigail 5.21.2 2014-Jul-20
36719686 551 Peter 5.21.3 2014-Aug-20
84c122ba 552 Steve 5.21.4 2014-Sep-20
dbc8a3c9 553 Abigail 5.21.5 2014-Oct-20
7eb19200 554 BinGOs 5.21.6 2014-Nov-20
846dac67 555 Max M 5.21.7 2014-Dec-20
bbd77aa1 556 Matthew H 5.21.8 2015-Jan-20
9200eb34 557 Sawyer X 5.21.9 2015-Feb-20
3f093f97 558 Steve 5.21.10 2015-Mar-20
79ce1a76 559 Steve 5.21.11 2015-Apr-20
c2164447 560
8307b1f6 561 Ricardo 5.22.0-RC1 2015-May-19 The 5.22 maintenance track
612a06fa 562 Ricardo 5.22.0-RC2 2015-May-21
8307b1f6 563 Ricardo 5.22.0 2015-Jun-01
46f90dae 564 Steve 5.22.1-RC1 2015-Oct-31
846314f2 565 Steve 5.22.1-RC2 2015-Nov-15
267a75b1 566 Steve 5.22.1-RC3 2015-Dec-02
e4776996 567 Steve 5.22.1-RC4 2015-Dec-08
351012e0 568 Steve 5.22.1 2015-Dec-13
a38a1415 569 Steve 5.22.2-RC1 2016-Apr-10
74c0b719 570 Steve 5.22.2 2016-Apr-29
d5ea055a 571 Steve 5.22.3-RC1 2016-Jul-17
00804485 572 Steve 5.22.3-RC2 2016-Jul-25
fd33b5d6 573 Steve 5.22.3-RC3 2016-Aug-11
4d5205e5 574 Steve 5.22.3-RC4 2016-Oct-12
700779a8 575 Steve 5.22.3-RC5 2017-Jan-02
1b3e66e4 576 Steve 5.22.3 2017-Jan-14
c0f7e3c3 577 Steve 5.22.4-RC1 2017-Jul-01
f73b203f 578 Steve 5.22.4 2017-Jul-15
a35a81f5 579
69427f15 580 Ricardo 5.23.0 2015-Jun-20 The 5.23 development track
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581 Matthew H 5.23.1 2015-Jul-20
582 Matthew H 5.23.2 2015-Aug-20
d2c3426b 583 Peter 5.23.3 2015-Sep-20
2e009a78 584 Steve 5.23.4 2015-Oct-20
0701884f 585 Abigail 5.23.5 2015-Nov-20
8d0cd0d3 586 David G 5.23.6 2015-Dec-21
595fe05c 587 Stevan 5.23.7 2016-Jan-20
0d316f7c 588 Sawyer X 5.23.8 2016-Feb-20
8f6d7818 589 Abigail 5.23.9 2016-Mar-20
69427f15 590
ff40fa26 591 Ricardo 5.24.0-RC1 2016-Apr-13 The 5.24 maintenance track
6f30c264 592 Ricardo 5.24.0-RC2 2016-Apr-23
fff2d93e 593 Ricardo 5.24.0-RC3 2016-Apr-26
01f58bcd 594 Ricardo 5.24.0-RC4 2016-May-02
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595 Ricardo 5.24.0-RC5 2016-May-04
596 Ricardo 5.24.0 2016-May-09
d5ea055a 597 Steve 5.24.1-RC1 2016-Jul-17
00804485 598 Steve 5.24.1-RC2 2016-Jul-25
fd33b5d6 599 Steve 5.24.1-RC3 2016-Aug-11
4d5205e5 600 Steve 5.24.1-RC4 2016-Oct-12
700779a8 601 Steve 5.24.1-RC5 2017-Jan-02
1b3e66e4 602 Steve 5.24.1 2017-Jan-14
c0f7e3c3 603 Steve 5.24.2-RC1 2017-Jul-01
f73b203f 604 Steve 5.24.2 2017-Jul-15
e7e28821 605 Steve 5.24.3-RC1 2017-Sep-10
49a19b71 606 Steve 5.24.3 2017-Sep-22
1f807e15 607 Steve 5.24.4-RC1 2018-Mar-24
ff40fa26 608
35f11c10 609 Ricardo 5.25.0 2016-May-09 The 5.25 development track
5b145eb4 610 Sawyer X 5.25.1 2016-May-20
7c9c5138 611 Matthew H 5.25.2 2016-Jun-20
c1370980 612 Steve 5.25.3 2016-Jul-20
b73b57c3 613 BinGOs 5.25.4 2016-Aug-20
b912808c 614 Stevan 5.25.5 2016-Sep-20
1e8f85b7 615 Aaron 5.25.6 2016-Oct-20
9f072db7 616 Chad 5.25.7 2016-Nov-20
5d577b6f 617 Sawyer X 5.25.8 2016-Dec-20
4bbbe3d9 618 Abigail 5.25.9 2017-Jan-20
4b99a68c 619 Renee 5.25.10 2017-Feb-20
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620 Sawyer X 5.25.11 2017-Mar-20
621 Sawyer X 5.25.12 2017-Apr-20
622
623 Sawyer X 5.26.0-RC1 2017-May-11 The 5.26 maintenance track
ac87c681 624 Sawyer X 5.26.0-RC2 2017-May-23
fd78006f 625 Sawyer X 5.26.0 2017-May-30
e7e28821 626 Steve 5.26.1-RC1 2017-Sep-10
49a19b71 627 Steve 5.26.1 2017-Sep-22
1f807e15 628 Steve 5.26.2-RC1 2018-Mar-24
35f11c10 629
2bdda036 630 Sawyer X 5.27.0 2017-May-31 The 5.27 development track
c13d440c 631 Eric 5.27.1 2017-Jun-20
cf07591c 632 Aaron 5.27.2 2017-Jul-20
7c9c5138 633 Matthew H 5.27.3 2017-Aug-21
1a50feaa 634 John 5.27.4 2017-Sep-20
3c675937 635 Steve 5.27.5 2017-Oct-20
a3072a5a 636 Ether 5.27.6 2017-Nov-20
56f71ad2 637 BinGOs 5.27.7 2017-Dec-20
7a783ba0 638 Abigail 5.27.8 2018-Jan-20
987cf6a0 639 Renee 5.27.9 2018-Feb-20
f0282de6 640 Todd 5.27.10 2018-Mar-20
2bdda036 641
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642=head2 SELECTED RELEASE SIZES
643
644For example the notation "core: 212 29" in the release 1.000 means that
645it had in the core 212 kilobytes, in 29 files. The "core".."doc" are
646explained below.
647
d516a115 648 release core lib ext t doc
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649 ======================================================================
650
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651 1.000 212 29 - - - - 38 51 62 3
652 1.014 219 29 - - - - 39 52 68 4
653 2.000 309 31 2 3 - - 55 57 92 4
654 2.001 312 31 2 3 - - 55 57 94 4
655 3.000 508 36 24 11 - - 79 73 156 5
656 3.044 645 37 61 20 - - 90 74 190 6
657 4.000 635 37 59 20 - - 91 75 198 4
658 4.019 680 37 85 29 - - 98 76 199 4
659 4.036 709 37 89 30 - - 98 76 208 5
660 5.000alpha2 785 50 114 32 - - 112 86 209 5
661 5.000alpha3 801 50 117 33 - - 121 87 209 5
662 5.000alpha9 1022 56 149 43 116 29 125 90 217 6
663 5.000a12h 978 49 140 49 205 46 152 97 228 9
664 5.000b3h 1035 53 232 70 216 38 162 94 218 21
665 5.000 1038 53 250 76 216 38 154 92 536 62
666 5.001m 1071 54 388 82 240 38 159 95 544 29
667 5.002 1121 54 661 101 287 43 155 94 847 35
668 5.003 1129 54 680 102 291 43 166 100 853 35
669 5.003_07 1231 60 748 106 396 53 213 137 976 39
670 5.004 1351 60 1230 136 408 51 355 161 1587 55
671 5.004_01 1356 60 1258 138 410 51 358 161 1587 55
672 5.004_04 1375 60 1294 139 413 51 394 162 1629 55
673 5.004_05 1463 60 1435 150 394 50 445 175 1855 59
674 5.004_51 1401 61 1260 140 413 53 358 162 1594 56
675 5.004_53 1422 62 1295 141 438 70 394 162 1637 56
676 5.004_56 1501 66 1301 140 447 74 408 165 1648 57
677 5.004_59 1555 72 1317 142 448 74 424 171 1678 58
678 5.004_62 1602 77 1327 144 629 92 428 173 1674 58
679 5.004_65 1626 77 1358 146 615 92 446 179 1698 60
680 5.004_68 1856 74 1382 152 619 92 463 187 1784 60
681 5.004_70 1863 75 1456 154 675 92 494 194 1809 60
682 5.004_73 1874 76 1467 152 762 102 506 196 1883 61
683 5.004_75 1877 76 1467 152 770 103 508 196 1896 62
684 5.005 1896 76 1469 152 795 103 509 197 1945 63
685 5.005_03 1936 77 1541 153 813 104 551 201 2176 72
686 5.005_50 1969 78 1842 301 795 103 514 198 1948 63
687 5.005_53 1999 79 1885 303 806 104 602 224 2002 67
688 5.005_56 2086 79 1970 307 866 113 672 238 2221 75
689 5.6.0 2820 79 2626 364 1096 129 863 280 2840 93
690 5.6.1 2946 78 2921 430 1171 132 1024 304 3330 102
691 5.6.2 2947 78 3143 451 1247 127 1303 387 3406 102
692 5.7.0 2977 80 2801 425 1250 132 975 307 3206 100
693 5.7.1 3351 84 3442 455 1944 167 1334 357 3698 124
694 5.7.2 3491 87 4858 618 3290 298 1598 449 3910 139
695 5.7.3 3299 85 4295 537 2196 300 2176 626 4171 120
696 5.8.0 3489 87 4533 585 2437 331 2588 726 4368 125
697 5.8.1 3674 90 5104 623 2604 353 2983 836 4625 134
698 5.8.2 3633 90 5111 623 2623 357 3019 848 4634 135
699 5.8.3 3625 90 5141 624 2660 363 3083 869 4669 136
700 5.8.4 3653 90 5170 634 2684 368 3148 885 4689 137
701 5.8.5 3664 90 4260 303 2707 369 3208 898 4689 138
702 5.8.6 3690 90 4271 303 3141 396 3411 925 4709 139
703 5.8.7 3788 90 4322 307 3297 401 3485 964 4744 141
704 5.8.8 3895 90 4357 314 3409 431 3622 1017 4979 144
705 5.8.9 4132 93 5508 330 3826 529 4364 1234 5348 152
706 5.9.0 3657 90 4951 626 2603 354 3011 841 4609 135
707 5.9.1 3580 90 5196 634 2665 367 3186 889 4725 138
708 5.9.2 3863 90 4654 312 3283 403 3551 973 4800 142
709 5.9.3 4096 91 5318 381 4806 597 4272 1214 5139 147
710 5.9.4 4393 94 5718 415 4578 642 4646 1310 5335 153
711 5.9.5 4681 96 6849 479 4827 671 5155 1490 5572 159
712 5.10.0 4710 97 7050 486 4899 673 5275 1503 5673 160
713 5.10.1 4858 98 7440 519 6195 921 6147 1751 5151 163
714 5.12.0 4999 100 1146 121 15227 2176 6400 1843 5342 168
715 5.12.1 5000 100 1146 121 15283 2178 6407 1846 5354 169
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716 5.12.2 5003 100 1146 121 15404 2178 6413 1846 5376 170
717 5.12.3 5004 100 1146 121 15529 2180 6417 1848 5391 171
ae583030 718 5.14.0 5328 104 1100 114 17779 2479 7697 2130 5871 188
df96c2dd 719 5.16.0 5562 109 1077 80 20504 2702 8750 2375 4815 152
6a9c395e 720 5.18.0 5892 113 1088 79 20077 2760 9365 2439 4943 154
46a609d2 721 5.20.0 6243 115 1187 75 19499 2701 9620 2457 5145 159
a35a81f5 722 5.22.0 7819 115 1284 77 19121 2635 9772 2434 5615 176
ff40fa26 723 5.24.0 7922 113 1287 77 19535 2677 9994 2465 5702 177
fd78006f 724 5.26.0 9140 121 24925 1200 40643 3017 10514 2614 7854 211
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725
726The "core"..."doc" mean the following files from the Perl source code
727distribution. The glob notation ** means recursively, (.) means
728regular files.
729
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731 lib lib/**/*.p[ml]
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733 {dist,ext,cpan}/**/*.{[hcyt],xs,pm} (for 5.12.0-)
aa2f2a36 734 t t/**/*(.) (for 1-5.005_56) or **/*.t (for 5.6.0-5.7.3)
d516a115 735 doc {README*,INSTALL,*[_.]man{,.?},pod/**/*.pod}
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736
737Here are some statistics for the other subdirectories and one file in
738the Perl source distribution for somewhat more selected releases.
739
740 ======================================================================
741 Legend: kB #
742
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744
745 Configure 31 1 37 1 62 1
746 eg - - 34 28 47 39
747 h2pl - - - - 12 12
748 msdos - - - - 41 13
749 os2 - - - - 63 22
750 usub - - - - 21 16
751 x2p 103 17 104 17 137 17
752
753 ======================================================================
754
755 4.000 4.019 4.036
756
757 atarist - - - - 113 31
758 Configure 73 1 83 1 86 1
759 eg 47 39 47 39 47 39
760 emacs 67 4 67 4 67 4
761 h2pl 12 12 12 12 12 12
762 hints - - 5 42 11 56
763 msdos 57 15 58 15 60 15
764 os2 81 29 81 29 113 31
765 usub 25 7 43 8 43 8
766 x2p 147 18 152 19 154 19
767
768 ======================================================================
769
770 5.000a2 5.000a12h 5.000b3h 5.000 5.001m
771
772 apollo 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3
773 atarist 113 31 113 31 - - - - - -
774 bench - - 0 1 - - - - - -
775 Bugs 2 5 26 1 - - - - - -
776 dlperl 40 5 - - - - - - - -
777 do 127 71 - - - - - - - -
778 Configure - - 153 1 159 1 160 1 180 1
779 Doc - - 26 1 75 7 11 1 11 1
780 eg 79 58 53 44 51 43 54 44 54 44
781 emacs 67 4 104 6 104 6 104 1 104 6
782 h2pl 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
783 hints 11 56 12 46 18 48 18 48 44 56
784 msdos 60 15 60 15 - - - - - -
785 os2 113 31 113 31 - - - - - -
786 U - - 62 8 112 42 - - - -
787 usub 43 8 - - - - - - - -
788 vms - - 80 7 123 9 184 15 304 20
789 x2p 171 22 171 21 162 20 162 20 279 20
790
791 ======================================================================
792
793 5.002 5.003 5.003_07
794
795 Configure 201 1 201 1 217 1
796 eg 54 44 54 44 54 44
797 emacs 108 1 108 1 143 1
798 h2pl 12 12 12 12 12 12
799 hints 73 59 77 60 90 62
800 os2 84 17 56 10 117 42
801 plan9 - - - - 79 15
802 Porting - - - - 51 1
803 utils 87 7 88 7 97 7
804 vms 500 24 475 26 505 27
805 x2p 280 20 280 20 280 19
806
807 ======================================================================
808
809 5.004 5.004_04 5.004_62 5.004_65 5.004_68
810
811 beos - - - - - - 1 1 1 1
812 Configure 225 1 225 1 240 1 248 1 256 1
813 cygwin32 23 5 23 5 23 5 24 5 24 5
814 djgpp - - - - 14 5 14 5 14 5
815 eg 81 62 81 62 81 62 81 62 81 62
816 emacs 194 1 204 1 212 2 212 2 212 2
817 h2pl 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
818 hints 129 69 132 71 144 72 151 74 155 74
819 os2 121 42 127 42 127 44 129 44 129 44
820 plan9 82 15 82 15 82 15 82 15 82 15
821 Porting 94 2 109 4 203 6 234 8 241 9
822 qnx 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2
823 utils 112 8 118 8 124 8 156 9 159 9
824 vms 518 34 524 34 538 34 569 34 569 34
825 win32 285 33 378 36 470 39 493 39 575 41
826 x2p 281 19 281 19 281 19 282 19 281 19
827
828 ======================================================================
829
830 5.004_70 5.004_73 5.004_75 5.005 5.005_03
831
832 apollo - - - - - - - - 0 1
833 beos 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
834 Configure 256 1 256 1 264 1 264 1 270 1
75ae21a0 835 cygwin32 24 5 24 5 24 5 24 5 24 5
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836 djgpp 14 5 14 5 14 5 14 5 15 5
837 eg 86 65 86 65 86 65 86 65 86 65
838 emacs 262 2 262 2 262 2 262 2 274 2
839 h2pl 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
840 hints 157 74 157 74 159 74 160 74 179 77
841 mint - - - - - - - - 4 7
842 mpeix - - - - 5 3 5 3 5 3
843 os2 129 44 139 44 142 44 143 44 148 44
844 plan9 82 15 82 15 82 15 82 15 82 15
845 Porting 241 9 253 9 259 10 264 12 272 13
846 qnx 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2
847 utils 160 9 160 9 160 9 160 9 164 9
848 vms 570 34 572 34 573 34 575 34 583 34
849 vos - - - - - - - - 156 10
850 win32 577 41 585 41 585 41 587 41 600 42
851 x2p 281 19 281 19 281 19 281 19 281 19
852
853 ======================================================================
854
855 5.6.0 5.6.1 5.6.2 5.7.3
856
857 apollo 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3
858 beos 5 2 5 2 5 2 6 4
859 Configure 346 1 361 1 363 1 394 1
860 Cross - - - - - - 4 2
861 djgpp 19 6 19 6 19 6 21 7
862 eg 112 71 112 71 112 71 - -
863 emacs 303 4 319 4 319 4 319 4
864 epoc 29 8 35 8 35 8 36 8
865 h2pl 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15
866 hints 242 83 250 84 321 89 272 87
867 mint 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9
868 mpeix 9 4 9 4 9 4 9 4
869 NetWare - - - - - - 423 57
870 os2 214 59 224 60 224 60 357 66
871 plan9 92 17 92 17 92 17 85 15
872 Porting 361 15 390 16 390 16 425 21
873 qnx 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3
874 utils 228 12 221 11 222 11 267 13
875 uts - - - - - - 12 3
876 vmesa 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4
877 vms 686 38 627 38 627 38 649 36
878 vos 227 12 249 15 248 15 281 17
879 win32 755 41 782 42 801 42 1006 50
880 x2p 307 20 307 20 307 20 345 20
881
882 ======================================================================
883
884 5.8.0 5.8.1 5.8.2 5.8.3 5.8.4
885
886 apollo 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3
887 beos 6 4 6 4 6 4 6 4 6 4
888 Configure 472 1 493 1 493 1 493 1 494 1
889 Cross 4 2 45 10 45 10 45 10 45 10
890 djgpp 21 7 21 7 21 7 21 7 21 7
891 emacs 319 4 329 4 329 4 329 4 329 4
892 epoc 33 8 33 8 33 8 33 8 33 8
893 h2pl 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15
894 hints 294 88 321 89 321 89 321 89 348 91
895 mint 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9
896 mpeix 24 5 25 5 25 5 25 5 25 5
897 NetWare 488 61 490 61 490 61 490 61 488 61
898 os2 361 66 445 67 450 67 488 67 488 67
899 plan9 85 15 325 17 325 17 325 17 321 17
900 Porting 479 22 537 32 538 32 539 32 538 33
901 qnx 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3
902 utils 275 15 258 16 258 16 263 19 263 19
903 uts 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3
904 vmesa 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4
905 vms 648 36 654 36 654 36 656 36 656 36
906 vos 330 20 335 20 335 20 335 20 335 20
907 win32 1062 49 1125 49 1127 49 1126 49 1181 56
908 x2p 347 20 348 20 348 20 348 20 348 20
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910 ======================================================================
911
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912 5.8.5 5.8.6 5.8.7 5.8.8 5.8.9
913
914 apollo 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3
915 beos 6 4 6 4 8 4 8 4 8 4
916 Configure 494 1 494 1 495 1 506 1 520 1
917 Cross 45 10 45 10 45 10 45 10 46 10
918 djgpp 21 7 21 7 21 7 21 7 21 7
919 emacs 329 4 329 4 329 4 329 4 406 4
920 epoc 33 8 33 8 33 8 34 8 35 8
921 h2pl 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15
922 hints 350 91 352 91 355 94 360 94 387 99
923 mint 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9
924 mpeix 25 5 25 5 25 5 49 6 49 6
925 NetWare 488 61 488 61 488 61 490 61 491 61
926 os2 488 67 488 67 488 67 488 67 552 70
927 plan9 321 17 321 17 321 17 322 17 324 17
928 Porting 538 34 548 35 549 35 564 37 625 41
929 qnx 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3
930 utils 265 19 265 19 266 19 267 19 281 21
931 uts 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3
932 vmesa 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4
933 vms 657 36 658 36 662 36 664 36 716 35
934 vos 335 20 335 20 335 20 336 21 345 22
935 win32 1183 56 1190 56 1199 56 1219 56 1484 68
936 x2p 349 20 349 20 349 20 349 19 350 19
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937
938 ======================================================================
939
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940 5.9.0 5.9.1 5.9.2 5.9.3 5.9.4
941
942 apollo 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3
943 beos 6 4 6 4 8 4 8 4 8 4
944 Configure 493 1 493 1 495 1 508 1 512 1
945 Cross 45 10 45 10 45 10 45 10 46 10
946 djgpp 21 7 21 7 21 7 21 7 21 7
947 emacs 329 4 329 4 329 4 329 4 329 4
948 epoc 33 8 33 8 33 8 34 8 34 8
949 h2pl 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15
950 hints 321 89 346 91 355 94 359 94 366 96
951 mad - - - - - - - - 174 6
952 mint 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9
953 mpeix 25 5 25 5 25 5 49 6 49 6
954 NetWare 489 61 487 61 487 61 489 61 489 61
955 os2 444 67 488 67 488 67 488 67 488 67
956 plan9 325 17 321 17 321 17 322 17 323 17
957 Porting 537 32 536 33 549 36 564 38 576 38
958 qnx 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3
959 symbian - - - - - - 293 53 293 53
960 utils 258 16 263 19 268 20 273 23 275 24
961 uts 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3
962 vmesa 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4
963 vms 660 36 547 33 553 33 661 33 696 33
964 vos 11 7 11 7 11 7 11 7 11 7
965 win32 1120 49 1124 51 1191 56 1209 56 1719 90
966 x2p 348 20 348 20 349 20 349 19 349 19
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967
968 ======================================================================
969
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970 5.9.5 5.10.0 5.10.1 5.12.0 5.12.1
971
972 apollo 8 3 8 3 0 3 0 3 0 3
973 beos 8 4 8 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
974 Configure 518 1 518 1 533 1 536 1 536 1
975 Cross 122 15 122 15 119 15 118 15 118 15
976 djgpp 21 7 21 7 17 7 17 7 17 7
977 emacs 329 4 406 4 402 4 402 4 402 4
978 epoc 34 8 35 8 31 8 31 8 31 8
979 h2pl 24 15 24 15 12 15 12 15 12 15
980 hints 377 98 381 98 385 100 368 97 368 97
981 mad 182 8 182 8 174 8 174 8 174 8
982 mint 11 9 11 9 3 9 - - - -
983 mpeix 49 6 49 6 45 6 45 6 45 6
984 NetWare 489 61 489 61 465 61 466 61 466 61
985 os2 552 70 552 70 507 70 507 70 507 70
986 plan9 324 17 324 17 316 17 316 17 316 17
987 Porting 627 40 632 40 933 53 749 54 749 54
988 qnx 5 3 5 4 1 4 1 4 1 4
989 symbian 300 54 300 54 290 54 288 54 288 54
990 utils 260 26 264 27 268 27 269 27 269 27
991 uts 12 3 12 3 8 3 8 3 8 3
992 vmesa 25 4 25 4 21 4 21 4 21 4
993 vms 690 32 722 32 693 30 645 18 645 18
994 vos 19 8 19 8 16 8 16 8 16 8
995 win32 1482 68 1485 68 1497 70 1841 73 1841 73
996 x2p 349 19 349 19 345 19 345 19 345 19
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998 ======================================================================
999
6a9c395e
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1000 5.12.2 5.12.3 5.14.0 5.16.0 5.18.0
1001
1002 apollo 0 3 0 3 - - - - - -
1003 beos 4 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 - -
1004 Configure 536 1 536 1 539 1 547 1 550 1
1005 Cross 118 15 118 15 118 15 118 15 118 15
1006 djgpp 17 7 17 7 18 7 18 7 18 7
1007 emacs 402 4 402 4 - - - - - -
1008 epoc 31 8 31 8 32 8 30 8 - -
1009 h2pl 12 15 12 15 15 15 15 15 13 15
1010 hints 368 97 368 97 370 96 371 96 354 91
1011 mad 174 8 174 8 176 8 176 8 174 8
1012 mpeix 45 6 45 6 46 6 46 6 - -
1013 NetWare 466 61 466 61 473 61 472 61 469 61
1014 os2 507 70 507 70 518 70 519 70 510 70
1015 plan9 316 17 316 17 319 17 319 17 318 17
1016 Porting 750 54 750 54 855 60 1093 69 1149 70
1017 qnx 1 4 1 4 2 4 2 4 1 4
1018 symbian 288 54 288 54 292 54 292 54 290 54
1019 utils 269 27 269 27 249 29 245 30 246 31
1020 uts 8 3 8 3 9 3 9 3 - -
1021 vmesa 21 4 21 4 22 4 22 4 - -
1022 vms 646 18 644 18 639 17 571 15 564 15
1023 vos 16 8 16 8 17 8 9 7 8 7
1024 win32 1841 73 1841 73 1833 72 1655 67 1157 62
1025 x2p 345 19 345 19 346 19 345 19 344 20
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1027 ======================================================================
1028
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S
1029 5.20.0 5.22.0 5.24.0
1030
1031 Configure 552 1 570 1 586 1
1032 Cross 118 15 118 15 118 15
1033 djgpp 18 7 17 7 17 7
1034 h2pl 13 15 13 15 13 15
1035 hints 355 90 356 87 362 87
1036 mad 174 8 - - - -
1037 NetWare 467 61 466 61 467 61
1038 os2 510 70 510 70 510 70
1039 plan9 316 17 317 17 314 17
1040 Porting 1204 68 1393 71 1321 71
1041 qnx 1 4 1 4 1 4
1042 symbian 290 54 291 54 292 54
1043 utils 241 27 242 27 679 53
1044 vms 538 12 532 12 524 12
1045 vos 8 7 8 7 8 7
1046 win32 1183 64 1201 64 1268 65
1047 x2p 341 19 - - - -
1048
1049 ======================================================================
1050
1051 5.26.0
1052
1053 Configure 593 1
1054 Cross 122 15
1055 djgpp 21 7
1056 h2pl 24 15
1057 hints 376 87
1058 mad - -
1059 NetWare 499 61
1060 os2 552 70
1061 plan9 322 17
1062 Porting 1380 73
1063 qnx 5 4
1064 symbian 315 54
1065 utils 578 50
1066 vms 527 12
1067 vos 12 7
1068 win32 1313 65
1069 x2p - -
46a609d2 1070
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1071=head2 SELECTED PATCH SIZES
1072
699e896a 1073The "diff lines kB" means that for example the patch 5.003_08, to be
193fb0af
GS
1074applied on top of the 5.003_07 (or whatever was before the 5.003_08)
1075added lines for 110 kilobytes, it removed lines for 19 kilobytes, and
cac726e9 1076changed lines for 424 kilobytes. Just the lines themselves are
12940611 1077counted, not their context. The "+ - !" become from the diff(1)
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1078context diff output format.
1079
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1080 Pump- Release Date diff lines kB
1081 king -------------
1082 + - !
a45445a7 1083 ======================================================================
cac726e9 1084
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1085 Chip 5.003_08 1996-Nov-19 110 19 424
1086 5.003_09 1996-Nov-26 38 9 248
1087 5.003_10 1996-Nov-29 29 2 27
1088 5.003_11 1996-Dec-06 73 12 165
1089 5.003_12 1996-Dec-19 275 6 436
1090 5.003_13 1996-Dec-20 95 1 56
1091 5.003_14 1996-Dec-23 23 7 333
1092 5.003_15 1996-Dec-23 0 0 1
1093 5.003_16 1996-Dec-24 12 3 50
1094 5.003_17 1996-Dec-27 19 1 14
1095 5.003_18 1996-Dec-31 21 1 32
1096 5.003_19 1997-Jan-04 80 3 85
1097 5.003_20 1997-Jan-07 18 1 146
1098 5.003_21 1997-Jan-15 38 10 221
1099 5.003_22 1997-Jan-16 4 0 18
1100 5.003_23 1997-Jan-25 71 15 119
1101 5.003_24 1997-Jan-29 426 1 20
1102 5.003_25 1997-Feb-04 21 8 169
1103 5.003_26 1997-Feb-10 16 1 15
1104 5.003_27 1997-Feb-18 32 10 38
1105 5.003_28 1997-Feb-21 58 4 66
1106 5.003_90 1997-Feb-25 22 2 34
1107 5.003_91 1997-Mar-01 37 1 39
1108 5.003_92 1997-Mar-06 16 3 69
1109 5.003_93 1997-Mar-10 12 3 15
1110 5.003_94 1997-Mar-22 407 7 200
1111 5.003_95 1997-Mar-25 41 1 37
1112 5.003_96 1997-Apr-01 283 5 261
1113 5.003_97 1997-Apr-03 13 2 34
1114 5.003_97a 1997-Apr-05 57 1 27
1115 5.003_97b 1997-Apr-08 14 1 20
1116 5.003_97c 1997-Apr-10 20 1 16
1117 5.003_97d 1997-Apr-13 8 0 16
1118 5.003_97e 1997-Apr-15 15 4 46
1119 5.003_97f 1997-Apr-17 7 1 33
1120 5.003_97g 1997-Apr-18 6 1 42
1121 5.003_97h 1997-Apr-24 23 3 68
1122 5.003_97i 1997-Apr-25 23 1 31
1123 5.003_97j 1997-Apr-28 36 1 49
1124 5.003_98 1997-Apr-30 171 12 539
1125 5.003_99 1997-May-01 6 0 7
1126 5.003_99a 1997-May-09 36 2 61
1127 p54rc1 1997-May-12 8 1 11
1128 p54rc2 1997-May-14 6 0 40
1129
1130 5.004 1997-May-15 4 0 4
1131
1132 Tim 5.004_01 1997-Jun-13 222 14 57
1133 5.004_02 1997-Aug-07 112 16 119
1134 5.004_03 1997-Sep-05 109 0 17
1135 5.004_04 1997-Oct-15 66 8 173
1136
1137=head3 The patch-free era
1138
1139In more modern times, named releases don't come as often, and as progress
1140can be followed (nearly) instantly (with rsync, and since late 2008, git)
1141patches between versions are no longer provided. However, that doesn't
75ae21a0 1142keep us from calculating how large a patch could have been. Which is
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1143shown in the table below. Unless noted otherwise, the size mentioned is
1144the patch to bring version x.y.z to x.y.z+1.
1145
1146 Sarathy 5.6.1 2001-Apr-08 531 44 651
1147 Rafael 5.6.2 2003-Nov-15 20 11 1819
1148
1149 Jarkko 5.8.0 2002-Jul-18 1205 31 471 From 5.7.3
1150
1151 5.8.1 2003-Sep-25 243 102 6162
1152 Nicholas 5.8.2 2003-Nov-05 10 50 788
1153 5.8.3 2004-Jan-14 31 13 360
1154 5.8.4 2004-Apr-21 33 8 299
1155 5.8.5 2004-Jul-19 11 19 255
1156 5.8.6 2004-Nov-27 35 3 192
1157 5.8.7 2005-May-30 75 34 778
1158 5.8.8 2006-Jan-31 131 42 1251
1159 5.8.9 2008-Dec-14 340 132 12988
1160
1161 Hugo 5.9.0 2003-Oct-27 281 168 7132 From 5.8.0
1162 Rafael 5.9.1 2004-Mar-16 57 250 2107
1163 5.9.2 2005-Apr-01 720 57 858
1164 5.9.3 2006-Jan-28 1124 102 1906
1165 5.9.4 2006-Aug-15 896 60 862
1166 5.9.5 2007-Jul-07 1149 128 1062
1167
1168 5.10.0 2007-Dec-18 50 31 13111 From 5.9.5
1169
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1170
1171=head1 THE KEEPERS OF THE RECORDS
1172
1173Jarkko Hietaniemi <F<jhi@iki.fi>>.
1174
1175Thanks to the collective memory of the Perlfolk. In addition to the
75ae21a0 1176Keepers of the Pumpkin also Alan Champion, Mark Dominus,
970c3089 1177Andreas KE<0xf6>nig, John Macdonald, Matthias Neeracher, Jeff Okamoto,
aa2f2a36 1178Michael Peppler, Randal Schwartz, and Paul D. Smith sent corrections
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1179and additions. Abigail added file and patch size data for the 5.6.0 - 5.10
1180era.
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1181
1182=cut