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3=head1 NAME
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238894db 5perldelta - what is new for perl v5.21.0
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238894db 7=head1 DESCRIPTION
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9This document describes differences between the 5.21.0 release and the 5.20.0
10release.
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7ef8b31d 12=head1 Modules and Pragmata
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14=head2 Updated Modules and Pragmata
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18=item *
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92fa985e 20L<feature> has been upgraded from version 1.36 to 1.37.
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22=item *
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92fa985e 24L<Module::CoreList> has been upgraded from version 3.10 to 5.021001.
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238894db 26=back
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92fa985e 28=head2 Removed Modules and Pragmata
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238894db 30=over 4
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32=item *
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92fa985e 34L<CGI> has been removed from the core. It is still available on the CPAN.
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36=item *
37
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38L<Module::Build> has been removed from the core. It is still available on the
39CPAN.
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41=item *
42
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43L<Package::Constants> has been removed from the core. It is still available on
44the CPAN.
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92fa985e 48=head1 Acknowledgements
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a0cd1bc9 50Perl 5.21.0 represents approximately 12 hours of development since Perl 5.20.0
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51and contains approximately 44,000 lines of changes across 190 files from 1
52author.
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54Excluding auto-generated files, documentation and release tools, there were
55approximately 33,000 lines of changes to 140 .pm, .t, .c and .h files.
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57Perl continues to flourish into its third decade thanks to a vibrant community
58of users and developers. The following people are known to have contributed the
a0cd1bc9 59improvements that became Perl 5.21.0:
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a1cd002e 61Nicholas Clark, Ricardo Signes.
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63For a more complete list of all of Perl's historical contributors, please see
64the F<AUTHORS> file in the Perl source distribution.
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66=head1 Reporting Bugs
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68If you find what you think is a bug, you might check the articles recently
69posted to the comp.lang.perl.misc newsgroup and the perl bug database at
238894db 70https://rt.perl.org/ . There may also be information at
7ef8b31d 71http://www.perl.org/ , the Perl Home Page.
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73If you believe you have an unreported bug, please run the L<perlbug> program
74included with your release. Be sure to trim your bug down to a tiny but
75sufficient test case. Your bug report, along with the output of C<perl -V>,
76will be sent off to perlbug@perl.org to be analysed by the Perl porting team.
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78If the bug you are reporting has security implications, which make it
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79inappropriate to send to a publicly archived mailing list, then please send it
80to perl5-security-report@perl.org. This points to a closed subscription
81unarchived mailing list, which includes all the core committers, who will be
82able to help assess the impact of issues, figure out a resolution, and help
f9001595 83co-ordinate the release of patches to mitigate or fix the problem across all
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84platforms on which Perl is supported. Please only use this address for
85security issues in the Perl core, not for modules independently distributed on
86CPAN.
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88=head1 SEE ALSO
89
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90The F<Changes> file for an explanation of how to view exhaustive details on
91what changed.
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93The F<INSTALL> file for how to build Perl.
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95The F<README> file for general stuff.
96
97The F<Artistic> and F<Copying> files for copyright information.
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