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3=head1 NAME
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5perlhist - the Perl history records
6
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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
26
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,
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35Dominic Hargreaves, Aaron Crane, Aristotle Pagaltzis, Matthew Horsfall,
36Peter Martini, and Sawyer X.
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38=head2 PUMPKIN?
39
40[from Porting/pumpkin.pod in the Perl source code distribution]
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42=for disclaimer orking cows is hazardous, and not legal in all jurisdictions
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44Chip Salzenberg gets credit for that, with a nod to his cow orker,
45David Croy. We had passed around various names (baton, token, hot
46potato) but none caught on. Then, Chip asked:
47
48[begin quote]
49
50 Who has the patch pumpkin?
51
1fce104d 52To explain: David Croy once told me that at a previous job,
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53there was one tape drive and multiple systems that used it for backups.
54But instead of some high-tech exclusion software, they used a low-tech
55method to prevent multiple simultaneous backups: a stuffed pumpkin.
56No one was allowed to make backups unless they had the "backup pumpkin".
57
58[end quote]
59
60The name has stuck. The holder of the pumpkin is sometimes called
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61the pumpking (keeping the source afloat?) or the pumpkineer (pulling
62the strings?).
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63
64=head1 THE RECORDS
65
66 Pump- Release Date Notes
67 king (by no means
68 comprehensive,
69 see Changes*
70 for details)
a45445a7 71 ======================================================================
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d516a115 73 Larry 0 Classified. Don't ask.
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75 Larry 1.000 1987-Dec-18
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77 1.001..10 1988-Jan-30
78 1.011..14 1988-Feb-02
8b04df2c 79 Schwern 1.0.15 2002-Dec-18 Modernization
2831a86c 80 Richard 1.0_16 2003-Dec-18
eea97dc2 81
cac726e9 82 Larry 2.000 1988-Jun-05
eea97dc2 83
cac726e9 84 2.001 1988-Jun-28
eea97dc2 85
cac726e9 86 Larry 3.000 1989-Oct-18
eea97dc2 87
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88 3.001 1989-Oct-26
89 3.002..4 1989-Nov-11
90 3.005 1989-Nov-18
91 3.006..8 1989-Dec-22
92 3.009..13 1990-Mar-02
93 3.014 1990-Mar-13
94 3.015 1990-Mar-14
95 3.016..18 1990-Mar-28
d516a115 96 3.019..27 1990-Aug-10 User subs.
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97 3.028 1990-Aug-14
98 3.029..36 1990-Oct-17
99 3.037 1990-Oct-20
100 3.040 1990-Nov-10
101 3.041 1990-Nov-13
f7ee4c02 102 3.042..43 1991-Jan-??
cac726e9 103 3.044 1991-Jan-12
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cac726e9 105 Larry 4.000 1991-Mar-21
eea97dc2 106
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107 4.001..3 1991-Apr-12
108 4.004..9 1991-Jun-07
109 4.010 1991-Jun-10
110 4.011..18 1991-Nov-05
d516a115 111 4.019 1991-Nov-11 Stable.
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112 4.020..33 1992-Jun-08
113 4.034 1992-Jun-11
114 4.035 1992-Jun-23
d516a115 115 Larry 4.036 1993-Feb-05 Very stable.
eea97dc2 116
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117 5.000alpha1 1993-Jul-31
118 5.000alpha2 1993-Aug-16
119 5.000alpha3 1993-Oct-10
120 5.000alpha4 1993-???-??
121 5.000alpha5 1993-???-??
193fb0af 122 5.000alpha6 1994-Mar-18
ac580030 123 5.000alpha7 1994-Mar-25
cac726e9 124 Andy 5.000alpha8 1994-Apr-04
d516a115 125 Larry 5.000alpha9 1994-May-05 ext appears.
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126 5.000alpha10 1994-Jun-11
127 5.000alpha11 1994-Jul-01
d516a115 128 Andy 5.000a11a 1994-Jul-07 To fit 14.
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129 5.000a11b 1994-Jul-14
130 5.000a11c 1994-Jul-19
131 5.000a11d 1994-Jul-22
93e0d802 132 Larry 5.000alpha12 1994-Aug-04
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133 Andy 5.000a12a 1994-Aug-08
134 5.000a12b 1994-Aug-15
135 5.000a12c 1994-Aug-22
136 5.000a12d 1994-Aug-22
137 5.000a12e 1994-Aug-22
138 5.000a12f 1994-Aug-24
139 5.000a12g 1994-Aug-24
140 5.000a12h 1994-Aug-24
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141 Larry 5.000beta1 1994-Aug-30
142 Andy 5.000b1a 1994-Sep-06
d516a115 143 Larry 5.000beta2 1994-Sep-14 Core slushified.
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144 Andy 5.000b2a 1994-Sep-14
145 5.000b2b 1994-Sep-17
146 5.000b2c 1994-Sep-17
193fb0af 147 Larry 5.000beta3 1994-Sep-??
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148 Andy 5.000b3a 1994-Sep-18
149 5.000b3b 1994-Sep-22
150 5.000b3c 1994-Sep-23
151 5.000b3d 1994-Sep-27
152 5.000b3e 1994-Sep-28
153 5.000b3f 1994-Sep-30
154 5.000b3g 1994-Oct-04
155 Andy 5.000b3h 1994-Oct-07
ac580030 156 Larry? 5.000gamma 1994-Oct-13?
eea97dc2 157
a7f7c56a 158 Larry 5.000 1994-Oct-17
eea97dc2 159
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160 Andy 5.000a 1994-Dec-19
161 5.000b 1995-Jan-18
162 5.000c 1995-Jan-18
163 5.000d 1995-Jan-18
164 5.000e 1995-Jan-18
165 5.000f 1995-Jan-18
166 5.000g 1995-Jan-18
167 5.000h 1995-Jan-18
168 5.000i 1995-Jan-26
169 5.000j 1995-Feb-07
170 5.000k 1995-Feb-11
171 5.000l 1995-Feb-21
93e0d802 172 5.000m 1995-Feb-28
cac726e9 173 5.000n 1995-Mar-07
ac580030 174 5.000o 1995-Mar-13?
eea97dc2 175
cac726e9 176 Larry 5.001 1995-Mar-13
eea97dc2 177
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178 Andy 5.001a 1995-Mar-15
179 5.001b 1995-Mar-31
180 5.001c 1995-Apr-07
181 5.001d 1995-Apr-14
d516a115 182 5.001e 1995-Apr-18 Stable.
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183 5.001f 1995-May-31
184 5.001g 1995-May-25
185 5.001h 1995-May-25
186 5.001i 1995-May-30
187 5.001j 1995-Jun-05
188 5.001k 1995-Jun-06
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189 5.001l 1995-Jun-06 Stable.
190 5.001m 1995-Jul-02 Very stable.
191 5.001n 1995-Oct-31 Very unstable.
cac726e9 192 5.002beta1 1995-Nov-21
93e0d802 193 5.002b1a 1995-Dec-04
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194 5.002b1b 1995-Dec-04
195 5.002b1c 1995-Dec-04
196 5.002b1d 1995-Dec-04
197 5.002b1e 1995-Dec-08
198 5.002b1f 1995-Dec-08
d516a115 199 Tom 5.002b1g 1995-Dec-21 Doc release.
cac726e9 200 Andy 5.002b1h 1996-Jan-05
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201 5.002b2 1996-Jan-14
202 Larry 5.002b3 1996-Feb-02
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203 Andy 5.002gamma 1996-Feb-11
204 Larry 5.002delta 1996-Feb-27
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205
206 Larry 5.002 1996-Feb-29 Prototypes.
207
cac726e9 208 Charles 5.002_01 1996-Mar-25
eea97dc2 209
d516a115 210 5.003 1996-Jun-25 Security release.
eea97dc2 211
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212 5.003_01 1996-Jul-31
213 Nick 5.003_02 1996-Aug-10
214 Andy 5.003_03 1996-Aug-28
215 5.003_04 1996-Sep-02
216 5.003_05 1996-Sep-12
217 5.003_06 1996-Oct-07
218 5.003_07 1996-Oct-10
219 Chip 5.003_08 1996-Nov-19
220 5.003_09 1996-Nov-26
221 5.003_10 1996-Nov-29
222 5.003_11 1996-Dec-06
223 5.003_12 1996-Dec-19
224 5.003_13 1996-Dec-20
225 5.003_14 1996-Dec-23
226 5.003_15 1996-Dec-23
227 5.003_16 1996-Dec-24
228 5.003_17 1996-Dec-27
229 5.003_18 1996-Dec-31
230 5.003_19 1997-Jan-04
231 5.003_20 1997-Jan-07
232 5.003_21 1997-Jan-15
233 5.003_22 1997-Jan-16
234 5.003_23 1997-Jan-25
235 5.003_24 1997-Jan-29
236 5.003_25 1997-Feb-04
237 5.003_26 1997-Feb-10
238 5.003_27 1997-Feb-18
239 5.003_28 1997-Feb-21
d516a115 240 5.003_90 1997-Feb-25 Ramping up to the 5.004 release.
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241 5.003_91 1997-Mar-01
242 5.003_92 1997-Mar-06
243 5.003_93 1997-Mar-10
244 5.003_94 1997-Mar-22
245 5.003_95 1997-Mar-25
246 5.003_96 1997-Apr-01
d516a115 247 5.003_97 1997-Apr-03 Fairly widely used.
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248 5.003_97a 1997-Apr-05
249 5.003_97b 1997-Apr-08
250 5.003_97c 1997-Apr-10
251 5.003_97d 1997-Apr-13
252 5.003_97e 1997-Apr-15
253 5.003_97f 1997-Apr-17
254 5.003_97g 1997-Apr-18
255 5.003_97h 1997-Apr-24
256 5.003_97i 1997-Apr-25
257 5.003_97j 1997-Apr-28
258 5.003_98 1997-Apr-30
259 5.003_99 1997-May-01
260 5.003_99a 1997-May-09
d516a115 261 p54rc1 1997-May-12 Release Candidates.
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262 p54rc2 1997-May-14
263
d516a115 264 Chip 5.004 1997-May-15 A major maintenance release.
eea97dc2 265
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266 Tim 5.004_01-t1 1997-???-?? The 5.004 maintenance track.
267 5.004_01-t2 1997-Jun-11 aka perl5.004m1t2
268 5.004_01 1997-Jun-13
269 5.004_01_01 1997-Jul-29 aka perl5.004m2t1
270 5.004_01_02 1997-Aug-01 aka perl5.004m2t2
271 5.004_01_03 1997-Aug-05 aka perl5.004m2t3
cac726e9 272 5.004_02 1997-Aug-07
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273 5.004_02_01 1997-Aug-12 aka perl5.004m3t1
274 5.004_03-t2 1997-Aug-13 aka perl5.004m3t2
cac726e9 275 5.004_03 1997-Sep-05
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276 5.004_04-t1 1997-Sep-19 aka perl5.004m4t1
277 5.004_04-t2 1997-Sep-23 aka perl5.004m4t2
278 5.004_04-t3 1997-Oct-10 aka perl5.004m4t3
279 5.004_04-t4 1997-Oct-14 aka perl5.004m4t4
cac726e9 280 5.004_04 1997-Oct-15
f7ee4c02 281 5.004_04-m1 1998-Mar-04 (5.004m5t1) Maint. trials for 5.004_05.
1a607138 282 5.004_04-m2 1998-May-01
193fb0af 283 5.004_04-m3 1998-May-15
eea97dc2 284 5.004_04-m4 1998-May-19
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285 5.004_05-MT5 1998-Jul-21
286 5.004_05-MT6 1998-Oct-09
287 5.004_05-MT7 1998-Nov-22
288 5.004_05-MT8 1998-Dec-03
289 Chip 5.004_05-MT9 1999-Apr-26
290 5.004_05 1999-Apr-29
eea97dc2 291
d516a115 292 Malcolm 5.004_50 1997-Sep-09 The 5.005 development track.
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293 5.004_51 1997-Oct-02
294 5.004_52 1997-Oct-15
295 5.004_53 1997-Oct-16
296 5.004_54 1997-Nov-14
297 5.004_55 1997-Nov-25
298 5.004_56 1997-Dec-18
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299 5.004_57 1998-Feb-03
300 5.004_58 1998-Feb-06
301 5.004_59 1998-Feb-13
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302 5.004_60 1998-Feb-20
303 5.004_61 1998-Feb-27
304 5.004_62 1998-Mar-06
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305 5.004_63 1998-Mar-17
306 5.004_64 1998-Apr-03
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307 5.004_65 1998-May-15
308 5.004_66 1998-May-29
309 Sarathy 5.004_67 1998-Jun-15
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310 5.004_68 1998-Jun-23
311 5.004_69 1998-Jun-29
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312 5.004_70 1998-Jul-06
313 5.004_71 1998-Jul-09
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314 5.004_72 1998-Jul-12
315 5.004_73 1998-Jul-13
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316 5.004_74 1998-Jul-14 5.005 beta candidate.
317 5.004_75 1998-Jul-15 5.005 beta1.
318 5.004_76 1998-Jul-21 5.005 beta2.
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319
320 Sarathy 5.005 1998-Jul-22 Oneperl.
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321
322 Sarathy 5.005_01 1998-Jul-27 The 5.005 maintenance track.
323 5.005_02-T1 1998-Aug-02
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324 5.005_02-T2 1998-Aug-05
325 5.005_02 1998-Aug-08
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326 Graham 5.005_03-MT1 1998-Nov-30
327 5.005_03-MT2 1999-Jan-04
328 5.005_03-MT3 1999-Jan-17
329 5.005_03-MT4 1999-Jan-26
330 5.005_03-MT5 1999-Jan-28
f7ee4c02 331 5.005_03-MT6 1999-Mar-05
ba7a42cf 332 5.005_03 1999-Mar-28
294fc197 333 Leon 5.005_04-RC1 2004-Feb-05
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334 5.005_04-RC2 2004-Feb-18
335 5.005_04 2004-Feb-23
2831a86c 336 5.005_05-RC1 2009-Feb-16
eea97dc2 337
87275199 338 Sarathy 5.005_50 1998-Jul-26 The 5.6 development track.
dfe13c55 339 5.005_51 1998-Aug-10
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340 5.005_52 1998-Sep-25
341 5.005_53 1998-Oct-31
c2444246 342 5.005_54 1998-Nov-30
99ed61e6 343 5.005_55 1999-Feb-16
642c2561 344 5.005_56 1999-Mar-01
ba7a42cf 345 5.005_57 1999-May-25
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346 5.005_58 1999-Jul-27
347 5.005_59 1999-Aug-02
348 5.005_60 1999-Aug-02
349 5.005_61 1999-Aug-20
350 5.005_62 1999-Oct-15
351 5.005_63 1999-Dec-09
352 5.5.640 2000-Feb-02
353 5.5.650 2000-Feb-08 beta1
354 5.5.660 2000-Feb-22 beta2
355 5.5.670 2000-Feb-29 beta3
356 5.6.0-RC1 2000-Mar-09 Release candidate 1.
357 5.6.0-RC2 2000-Mar-14 Release candidate 2.
358 5.6.0-RC3 2000-Mar-21 Release candidate 3.
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359
360 Sarathy 5.6.0 2000-Mar-22
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361
362 Sarathy 5.6.1-TRIAL1 2000-Dec-18 The 5.6 maintenance track.
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363 5.6.1-TRIAL2 2001-Jan-31
364 5.6.1-TRIAL3 2001-Mar-19
365 5.6.1-foolish 2001-Apr-01 The "fools-gold" release.
366 5.6.1 2001-Apr-08
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367 Rafael 5.6.2-RC1 2003-Nov-08
368 5.6.2 2003-Nov-15 Fix new build issues
bab127f6 369
f7ee4c02 370 Jarkko 5.7.0 2000-Sep-02 The 5.7 track: Development.
b9636b4c 371 5.7.1 2001-Apr-09
f7ee4c02 372 5.7.2 2001-Jul-13 Virtual release candidate 0.
52b65635 373 5.7.3 2002-Mar-05
482b2006 374 5.8.0-RC1 2002-Jun-01
f8711711 375 5.8.0-RC2 2002-Jun-21
d082746b 376 5.8.0-RC3 2002-Jul-13
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377
378 Jarkko 5.8.0 2002-Jul-18
379
380 Jarkko 5.8.1-RC1 2003-Jul-10 The 5.8 maintenance track
d1fb9eca 381 5.8.1-RC2 2003-Jul-11
f28d0af5 382 5.8.1-RC3 2003-Jul-30
591b4a2d 383 5.8.1-RC4 2003-Aug-01
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384 5.8.1-RC5 2003-Sep-22
385 5.8.1 2003-Sep-25
aed365b8 386 Nicholas 5.8.2-RC1 2003-Oct-27
9a664500 387 5.8.2-RC2 2003-Nov-03
bb76650e 388 5.8.2 2003-Nov-05
8fb728ee 389 5.8.3-RC1 2004-Jan-07
dc0b0fbe 390 5.8.3 2004-Jan-14
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391 5.8.4-RC1 2004-Apr-05
392 5.8.4-RC2 2004-Apr-15
cba18cd5 393 5.8.4 2004-Apr-21
c3435ec0 394 5.8.5-RC1 2004-Jul-06
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395 5.8.5-RC2 2004-Jul-08
396 5.8.5 2004-Jul-19
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397 5.8.6-RC1 2004-Nov-11
398 5.8.6 2004-Nov-27
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399 5.8.7-RC1 2005-May-18
400 5.8.7 2005-May-30
7a1c739b 401 5.8.8-RC1 2006-Jan-20
61c48948 402 5.8.8 2006-Jan-31
f9cff250 403 5.8.9-RC1 2008-Nov-10
7a8d7d26 404 5.8.9-RC2 2008-Dec-06
5b5f44f3 405 5.8.9 2008-Dec-14
bab127f6 406
847428bd 407 Hugo 5.9.0 2003-Oct-27 The 5.9 development track
d6dfbb98 408 Rafael 5.9.1 2004-Mar-16
690cf44b 409 5.9.2 2005-Apr-01
604ded12 410 5.9.3 2006-Jan-28
101c1b44 411 5.9.4 2006-Aug-15
201a0ee1 412 5.9.5 2007-Jul-07
c9f6a3ca 413 5.10.0-RC1 2007-Nov-17
f7464869 414 5.10.0-RC2 2007-Nov-25
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415
416 Rafael 5.10.0 2007-Dec-18
417
55d0b987 418 David M 5.10.1-RC1 2009-Aug-06 The 5.10 maintenance track
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419 5.10.1-RC2 2009-Aug-18
420 5.10.1 2009-Aug-22
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421
422 Jesse 5.11.0 2009-Oct-02 The 5.11 development track
929e68c6 423 5.11.1 2009-Oct-20
c3d14d79 424 Leon 5.11.2 2009-Nov-20
def9adf2 425 Jesse 5.11.3 2009-Dec-20
a3ed6ee0 426 Ricardo 5.11.4 2010-Jan-20
3b63b116 427 Steve 5.11.5 2010-Feb-20
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428 Jesse 5.12.0-RC0 2010-Mar-21
429 5.12.0-RC1 2010-Mar-29
430 5.12.0-RC2 2010-Apr-01
431 5.12.0-RC3 2010-Apr-02
432 5.12.0-RC4 2010-Apr-06
433 5.12.0-RC5 2010-Apr-09
847428bd 434
431be7b3 435 Jesse 5.12.0 2010-Apr-12
847428bd 436
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437 Jesse 5.12.1-RC2 2010-May-13 The 5.12 maintenance track
438 5.12.1-RC1 2010-May-09
75ae21a0 439 5.12.1 2010-May-16
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440 5.12.2-RC2 2010-Aug-31
441 5.12.2 2010-Sep-06
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442 Ricardo 5.12.3-RC1 2011-Jan-09
443 Ricardo 5.12.3-RC2 2011-Jan-14
444 Ricardo 5.12.3-RC3 2011-Jan-17
445 Ricardo 5.12.3 2011-Jan-21
aa766560 446 Leon 5.12.4-RC1 2011-Jun-08
356853c9 447 Leon 5.12.4 2011-Jun-20
9670cd72 448 Dominic 5.12.5 2012-Nov-10
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449
450 Leon 5.13.0 2010-Apr-20 The 5.13 development track
902dc50b 451 Ricardo 5.13.1 2010-May-20
e4b5ce81 452 Matt 5.13.2 2010-Jun-22
55d0b987 453 David G 5.13.3 2010-Jul-20
5d560a89 454 Florian 5.13.4 2010-Aug-20
8031668c 455 Steve 5.13.5 2010-Sep-19
5bc1001b 456 Miyagawa 5.13.6 2010-Oct-20
90737cf4 457 BinGOs 5.13.7 2010-Nov-20
970c3089 458 Zefram 5.13.8 2010-Dec-20
8a69abd7 459 Jesse 5.13.9 2011-Jan-20
ed33313b 460 Ævar 5.13.10 2011-Feb-20
72cc8eaa 461 Florian 5.13.11 2011-Mar-20
d802912e 462 Jesse 5.14.0RC1 2011-Apr-20
4e31220d 463 Jesse 5.14.0RC2 2011-May-04
ee2a35ba 464 Jesse 5.14.0RC3 2011-May-11
d802912e 465
c1ff15b2 466 Jesse 5.14.0 2011-May-14 The 5.14 maintenance track
fdf4c696 467 Jesse 5.14.1 2011-Jun-16
d288ec5d 468 Florian 5.14.2-RC1 2011-Sep-19
87215169 469 5.14.2 2011-Sep-26
70b198cc 470 Dominic 5.14.3 2012-Oct-12
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471 David M 5.14.4-RC1 2013-Mar-05
472 David M 5.14.4-RC2 2013-Mar-07
473 David M 5.14.4 2013-Mar-10
fdf4c696 474
c1ff15b2 475 David G 5.15.0 2011-Jun-20 The 5.15 development track
c60e551c 476 Zefram 5.15.1 2011-Jul-20
7035bada 477 Ricardo 5.15.2 2011-Aug-20
87039747 478 Stevan 5.15.3 2011-Sep-20
0ba0a5dd 479 Florian 5.15.4 2011-Oct-20
87420de5 480 Steve 5.15.5 2011-Nov-20
87572817 481 Dave R 5.15.6 2011-Dec-20
75ae21a0 482 BinGOs 5.15.7 2012-Jan-20
a4f8871a 483 Max M 5.15.8 2012-Feb-20
a9f63ca0 484 Abigail 5.15.9 2012-Mar-20
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485 Ricardo 5.16.0-RC0 2012-May-10
486 Ricardo 5.16.0-RC1 2012-May-14
7a04c38f 487 Ricardo 5.16.0-RC2 2012-May-15
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488
489 Ricardo 5.16.0 2012-May-20 The 5.16 maintenance track
ad44ddb6 490 Ricardo 5.16.1 2012-Aug-08
f67abcc4 491 Ricardo 5.16.2 2012-Nov-01
020c4f91 492 Ricardo 5.16.3-RC1 2013-Mar-06
a6c86566 493 Ricardo 5.16.3 2013-Mar-11
4e0160b3 494
cd22ce8c 495 Zefram 5.17.0 2012-May-26 The 5.17 development track
9c7dcd24 496 Jesse L 5.17.1 2012-Jun-20
9895e5d0 497 TonyC 5.17.2 2012-Jul-20
8047cbe1 498 Steve 5.17.3 2012-Aug-20
3043b5cc 499 Florian 5.17.4 2012-Sep-20
723b6a9d 500 Florian 5.17.5 2012-Oct-20
15c17f16 501 Ricardo 5.17.6 2012-Nov-20
999ff37d 502 Dave R 5.17.7 2012-Dec-18
41c353c0 503 Aaron 5.17.8 2013-Jan-20
a1d0ba35 504 BinGOs 5.17.9 2013-Feb-20
b17be11f 505 Max M 5.17.10 2013-Mar-21
2f49ef22 506 Ricardo 5.17.11 2013-Apr-20
cd22ce8c 507
22a36b22 508 Ricardo 5.18.0-RC1 2013-May-11 The 5.18 maintenance track
f24aa459 509 Ricardo 5.18.0-RC2 2013-May-12
34f49b48 510 Ricardo 5.18.0-RC3 2013-May-13
637e71d9 511 Ricardo 5.18.0-RC4 2013-May-15
a9acda3b 512 Ricardo 5.18.0 2013-May-18
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513 Ricardo 5.18.1-RC1 2013-Aug-01
514 Ricardo 5.18.1-RC2 2013-Aug-03
515 Ricardo 5.18.1-RC3 2013-Aug-08
516 Ricardo 5.18.1 2013-Aug-12
6efa4e81 517 Ricardo 5.18.2 2014-Jan-06
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518 Ricardo 5.18.3-RC1 2014-Sep-17
519 Ricardo 5.18.3-RC2 2014-Sep-27
520 Ricardo 5.18.3 2014-Oct-01
521 Ricardo 5.18.4 2014-Oct-01
6a9c395e 522
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523 Ricardo 5.19.0 2013-May-20 The 5.19 development track
524 David G 5.19.1 2013-Jun-21
6a0b1ca5 525 Aristotle 5.19.2 2013-Jul-22
f865d600 526 Steve 5.19.3 2013-Aug-20
388a7a89 527 Steve 5.19.4 2013-Sep-20
1cd5f672 528 Steve 5.19.5 2013-Oct-20
ffff3c48 529 BinGOs 5.19.6 2013-Nov-20
6714c51e 530 Abigail 5.19.7 2013-Dec-20
249f62d0 531 Ricardo 5.19.8 2014-Jan-20
a2dac67a 532 TonyC 5.19.9 2014-Feb-20
b1d6c022 533 Aaron 5.19.10 2014-Mar-20
72b05f63 534 Steve 5.19.11 2014-Apr-20
68e37e75 535
46a609d2 536 Ricardo 5.20.0-RC1 2014-May-16 The 5.20 maintenance track
e7f755cd 537 Ricardo 5.20.0 2014-May-27
162e65e8 538 Steve 5.20.1-RC1 2014-Aug-25
2f2cb244 539 Steve 5.20.1-RC2 2014-Sep-07
b751404f 540 Steve 5.20.1 2014-Sep-14
67fbae81 541 Steve 5.20.2-RC1 2015-Jan-31
a1177ca7 542 Steve 5.20.2 2015-Feb-14
5b5ceca3 543 Steve 5.20.3-RC1 2015-Aug-22
9a72b858 544 Steve 5.20.3-RC2 2015-Aug-29
6c1eaae8 545 Steve 5.20.3 2015-Sep-12
46a609d2 546
c2164447 547 Ricardo 5.21.0 2014-May-27 The 5.21 development track
62406c83 548 Matthew H 5.21.1 2014-Jun-20
0f824be9 549 Abigail 5.21.2 2014-Jul-20
36719686 550 Peter 5.21.3 2014-Aug-20
84c122ba 551 Steve 5.21.4 2014-Sep-20
dbc8a3c9 552 Abigail 5.21.5 2014-Oct-20
7eb19200 553 BinGOs 5.21.6 2014-Nov-20
846dac67 554 Max M 5.21.7 2014-Dec-20
bbd77aa1 555 Matthew H 5.21.8 2015-Jan-20
9200eb34 556 Sawyer X 5.21.9 2015-Feb-20
3f093f97 557 Steve 5.21.10 2015-Mar-20
79ce1a76 558 Steve 5.21.11 2015-Apr-20
c2164447 559
8307b1f6 560 Ricardo 5.22.0-RC1 2015-May-19 The 5.22 maintenance track
612a06fa 561 Ricardo 5.22.0-RC2 2015-May-21
8307b1f6 562 Ricardo 5.22.0 2015-Jun-01
46f90dae 563 Steve 5.22.1-RC1 2015-Oct-31
846314f2 564 Steve 5.22.1-RC2 2015-Nov-15
267a75b1 565 Steve 5.22.1-RC3 2015-Dec-02
e4776996 566 Steve 5.22.1-RC4 2015-Dec-08
351012e0 567 Steve 5.22.1 2015-Dec-13
a38a1415 568 Steve 5.22.2-RC1 2016-Apr-10
a35a81f5 569
69427f15 570 Ricardo 5.23.0 2015-Jun-20 The 5.23 development track
c1883b8b 571 Matthew 5.23.1 2015-Jul-20
c63cfb18 572 Matthew 5.23.2 2015-Aug-20
d2c3426b 573 Peter 5.23.3 2015-Sep-20
2e009a78 574 Steve 5.23.4 2015-Oct-20
0701884f 575 Abigail 5.23.5 2015-Nov-20
8d0cd0d3 576 David G 5.23.6 2015-Dec-21
595fe05c 577 Stevan 5.23.7 2016-Jan-20
0d316f7c 578 Sawyer X 5.23.8 2016-Feb-20
8f6d7818 579 Abigail 5.23.9 2016-Mar-20
69427f15 580
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581=head2 SELECTED RELEASE SIZES
582
583For example the notation "core: 212 29" in the release 1.000 means that
584it had in the core 212 kilobytes, in 29 files. The "core".."doc" are
585explained below.
586
d516a115 587 release core lib ext t doc
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588 ======================================================================
589
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590 1.000 212 29 - - - - 38 51 62 3
591 1.014 219 29 - - - - 39 52 68 4
592 2.000 309 31 2 3 - - 55 57 92 4
593 2.001 312 31 2 3 - - 55 57 94 4
594 3.000 508 36 24 11 - - 79 73 156 5
595 3.044 645 37 61 20 - - 90 74 190 6
596 4.000 635 37 59 20 - - 91 75 198 4
597 4.019 680 37 85 29 - - 98 76 199 4
598 4.036 709 37 89 30 - - 98 76 208 5
599 5.000alpha2 785 50 114 32 - - 112 86 209 5
600 5.000alpha3 801 50 117 33 - - 121 87 209 5
601 5.000alpha9 1022 56 149 43 116 29 125 90 217 6
602 5.000a12h 978 49 140 49 205 46 152 97 228 9
603 5.000b3h 1035 53 232 70 216 38 162 94 218 21
604 5.000 1038 53 250 76 216 38 154 92 536 62
605 5.001m 1071 54 388 82 240 38 159 95 544 29
606 5.002 1121 54 661 101 287 43 155 94 847 35
607 5.003 1129 54 680 102 291 43 166 100 853 35
608 5.003_07 1231 60 748 106 396 53 213 137 976 39
609 5.004 1351 60 1230 136 408 51 355 161 1587 55
610 5.004_01 1356 60 1258 138 410 51 358 161 1587 55
611 5.004_04 1375 60 1294 139 413 51 394 162 1629 55
612 5.004_05 1463 60 1435 150 394 50 445 175 1855 59
613 5.004_51 1401 61 1260 140 413 53 358 162 1594 56
614 5.004_53 1422 62 1295 141 438 70 394 162 1637 56
615 5.004_56 1501 66 1301 140 447 74 408 165 1648 57
616 5.004_59 1555 72 1317 142 448 74 424 171 1678 58
617 5.004_62 1602 77 1327 144 629 92 428 173 1674 58
618 5.004_65 1626 77 1358 146 615 92 446 179 1698 60
619 5.004_68 1856 74 1382 152 619 92 463 187 1784 60
620 5.004_70 1863 75 1456 154 675 92 494 194 1809 60
621 5.004_73 1874 76 1467 152 762 102 506 196 1883 61
622 5.004_75 1877 76 1467 152 770 103 508 196 1896 62
623 5.005 1896 76 1469 152 795 103 509 197 1945 63
624 5.005_03 1936 77 1541 153 813 104 551 201 2176 72
625 5.005_50 1969 78 1842 301 795 103 514 198 1948 63
626 5.005_53 1999 79 1885 303 806 104 602 224 2002 67
627 5.005_56 2086 79 1970 307 866 113 672 238 2221 75
628 5.6.0 2820 79 2626 364 1096 129 863 280 2840 93
629 5.6.1 2946 78 2921 430 1171 132 1024 304 3330 102
630 5.6.2 2947 78 3143 451 1247 127 1303 387 3406 102
631 5.7.0 2977 80 2801 425 1250 132 975 307 3206 100
632 5.7.1 3351 84 3442 455 1944 167 1334 357 3698 124
633 5.7.2 3491 87 4858 618 3290 298 1598 449 3910 139
634 5.7.3 3299 85 4295 537 2196 300 2176 626 4171 120
635 5.8.0 3489 87 4533 585 2437 331 2588 726 4368 125
636 5.8.1 3674 90 5104 623 2604 353 2983 836 4625 134
637 5.8.2 3633 90 5111 623 2623 357 3019 848 4634 135
638 5.8.3 3625 90 5141 624 2660 363 3083 869 4669 136
639 5.8.4 3653 90 5170 634 2684 368 3148 885 4689 137
640 5.8.5 3664 90 4260 303 2707 369 3208 898 4689 138
641 5.8.6 3690 90 4271 303 3141 396 3411 925 4709 139
642 5.8.7 3788 90 4322 307 3297 401 3485 964 4744 141
643 5.8.8 3895 90 4357 314 3409 431 3622 1017 4979 144
644 5.8.9 4132 93 5508 330 3826 529 4364 1234 5348 152
645 5.9.0 3657 90 4951 626 2603 354 3011 841 4609 135
646 5.9.1 3580 90 5196 634 2665 367 3186 889 4725 138
647 5.9.2 3863 90 4654 312 3283 403 3551 973 4800 142
648 5.9.3 4096 91 5318 381 4806 597 4272 1214 5139 147
649 5.9.4 4393 94 5718 415 4578 642 4646 1310 5335 153
650 5.9.5 4681 96 6849 479 4827 671 5155 1490 5572 159
651 5.10.0 4710 97 7050 486 4899 673 5275 1503 5673 160
652 5.10.1 4858 98 7440 519 6195 921 6147 1751 5151 163
653 5.12.0 4999 100 1146 121 15227 2176 6400 1843 5342 168
654 5.12.1 5000 100 1146 121 15283 2178 6407 1846 5354 169
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655 5.12.2 5003 100 1146 121 15404 2178 6413 1846 5376 170
656 5.12.3 5004 100 1146 121 15529 2180 6417 1848 5391 171
ae583030 657 5.14.0 5328 104 1100 114 17779 2479 7697 2130 5871 188
df96c2dd 658 5.16.0 5562 109 1077 80 20504 2702 8750 2375 4815 152
6a9c395e 659 5.18.0 5892 113 1088 79 20077 2760 9365 2439 4943 154
46a609d2 660 5.20.0 6243 115 1187 75 19499 2701 9620 2457 5145 159
a35a81f5 661 5.22.0 7819 115 1284 77 19121 2635 9772 2434 5615 176
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662
663The "core"..."doc" mean the following files from the Perl source code
664distribution. The glob notation ** means recursively, (.) means
665regular files.
666
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667 core *.[hcy]
668 lib lib/**/*.p[ml]
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669 ext ext/**/*.{[hcyt],xs,pm} (for -5.10.1) or
670 {dist,ext,cpan}/**/*.{[hcyt],xs,pm} (for 5.12.0-)
aa2f2a36 671 t t/**/*(.) (for 1-5.005_56) or **/*.t (for 5.6.0-5.7.3)
d516a115 672 doc {README*,INSTALL,*[_.]man{,.?},pod/**/*.pod}
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673
674Here are some statistics for the other subdirectories and one file in
675the Perl source distribution for somewhat more selected releases.
676
677 ======================================================================
678 Legend: kB #
679
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680 1.014 2.001 3.044
681
682 Configure 31 1 37 1 62 1
683 eg - - 34 28 47 39
684 h2pl - - - - 12 12
685 msdos - - - - 41 13
686 os2 - - - - 63 22
687 usub - - - - 21 16
688 x2p 103 17 104 17 137 17
689
690 ======================================================================
691
692 4.000 4.019 4.036
693
694 atarist - - - - 113 31
695 Configure 73 1 83 1 86 1
696 eg 47 39 47 39 47 39
697 emacs 67 4 67 4 67 4
698 h2pl 12 12 12 12 12 12
699 hints - - 5 42 11 56
700 msdos 57 15 58 15 60 15
701 os2 81 29 81 29 113 31
702 usub 25 7 43 8 43 8
703 x2p 147 18 152 19 154 19
704
705 ======================================================================
706
707 5.000a2 5.000a12h 5.000b3h 5.000 5.001m
708
709 apollo 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3
710 atarist 113 31 113 31 - - - - - -
711 bench - - 0 1 - - - - - -
712 Bugs 2 5 26 1 - - - - - -
713 dlperl 40 5 - - - - - - - -
714 do 127 71 - - - - - - - -
715 Configure - - 153 1 159 1 160 1 180 1
716 Doc - - 26 1 75 7 11 1 11 1
717 eg 79 58 53 44 51 43 54 44 54 44
718 emacs 67 4 104 6 104 6 104 1 104 6
719 h2pl 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
720 hints 11 56 12 46 18 48 18 48 44 56
721 msdos 60 15 60 15 - - - - - -
722 os2 113 31 113 31 - - - - - -
723 U - - 62 8 112 42 - - - -
724 usub 43 8 - - - - - - - -
725 vms - - 80 7 123 9 184 15 304 20
726 x2p 171 22 171 21 162 20 162 20 279 20
727
728 ======================================================================
729
730 5.002 5.003 5.003_07
731
732 Configure 201 1 201 1 217 1
733 eg 54 44 54 44 54 44
734 emacs 108 1 108 1 143 1
735 h2pl 12 12 12 12 12 12
736 hints 73 59 77 60 90 62
737 os2 84 17 56 10 117 42
738 plan9 - - - - 79 15
739 Porting - - - - 51 1
740 utils 87 7 88 7 97 7
741 vms 500 24 475 26 505 27
742 x2p 280 20 280 20 280 19
743
744 ======================================================================
745
746 5.004 5.004_04 5.004_62 5.004_65 5.004_68
747
748 beos - - - - - - 1 1 1 1
749 Configure 225 1 225 1 240 1 248 1 256 1
750 cygwin32 23 5 23 5 23 5 24 5 24 5
751 djgpp - - - - 14 5 14 5 14 5
752 eg 81 62 81 62 81 62 81 62 81 62
753 emacs 194 1 204 1 212 2 212 2 212 2
754 h2pl 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
755 hints 129 69 132 71 144 72 151 74 155 74
756 os2 121 42 127 42 127 44 129 44 129 44
757 plan9 82 15 82 15 82 15 82 15 82 15
758 Porting 94 2 109 4 203 6 234 8 241 9
759 qnx 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2
760 utils 112 8 118 8 124 8 156 9 159 9
761 vms 518 34 524 34 538 34 569 34 569 34
762 win32 285 33 378 36 470 39 493 39 575 41
763 x2p 281 19 281 19 281 19 282 19 281 19
764
765 ======================================================================
766
767 5.004_70 5.004_73 5.004_75 5.005 5.005_03
768
769 apollo - - - - - - - - 0 1
770 beos 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
771 Configure 256 1 256 1 264 1 264 1 270 1
75ae21a0 772 cygwin32 24 5 24 5 24 5 24 5 24 5
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773 djgpp 14 5 14 5 14 5 14 5 15 5
774 eg 86 65 86 65 86 65 86 65 86 65
775 emacs 262 2 262 2 262 2 262 2 274 2
776 h2pl 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
777 hints 157 74 157 74 159 74 160 74 179 77
778 mint - - - - - - - - 4 7
779 mpeix - - - - 5 3 5 3 5 3
780 os2 129 44 139 44 142 44 143 44 148 44
781 plan9 82 15 82 15 82 15 82 15 82 15
782 Porting 241 9 253 9 259 10 264 12 272 13
783 qnx 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2
784 utils 160 9 160 9 160 9 160 9 164 9
785 vms 570 34 572 34 573 34 575 34 583 34
786 vos - - - - - - - - 156 10
787 win32 577 41 585 41 585 41 587 41 600 42
788 x2p 281 19 281 19 281 19 281 19 281 19
789
790 ======================================================================
791
792 5.6.0 5.6.1 5.6.2 5.7.3
793
794 apollo 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3
795 beos 5 2 5 2 5 2 6 4
796 Configure 346 1 361 1 363 1 394 1
797 Cross - - - - - - 4 2
798 djgpp 19 6 19 6 19 6 21 7
799 eg 112 71 112 71 112 71 - -
800 emacs 303 4 319 4 319 4 319 4
801 epoc 29 8 35 8 35 8 36 8
802 h2pl 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15
803 hints 242 83 250 84 321 89 272 87
804 mint 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9
805 mpeix 9 4 9 4 9 4 9 4
806 NetWare - - - - - - 423 57
807 os2 214 59 224 60 224 60 357 66
808 plan9 92 17 92 17 92 17 85 15
809 Porting 361 15 390 16 390 16 425 21
810 qnx 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3
811 utils 228 12 221 11 222 11 267 13
812 uts - - - - - - 12 3
813 vmesa 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4
814 vms 686 38 627 38 627 38 649 36
815 vos 227 12 249 15 248 15 281 17
816 win32 755 41 782 42 801 42 1006 50
817 x2p 307 20 307 20 307 20 345 20
818
819 ======================================================================
820
821 5.8.0 5.8.1 5.8.2 5.8.3 5.8.4
822
823 apollo 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3
824 beos 6 4 6 4 6 4 6 4 6 4
825 Configure 472 1 493 1 493 1 493 1 494 1
826 Cross 4 2 45 10 45 10 45 10 45 10
827 djgpp 21 7 21 7 21 7 21 7 21 7
828 emacs 319 4 329 4 329 4 329 4 329 4
829 epoc 33 8 33 8 33 8 33 8 33 8
830 h2pl 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15
831 hints 294 88 321 89 321 89 321 89 348 91
832 mint 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9
833 mpeix 24 5 25 5 25 5 25 5 25 5
834 NetWare 488 61 490 61 490 61 490 61 488 61
835 os2 361 66 445 67 450 67 488 67 488 67
836 plan9 85 15 325 17 325 17 325 17 321 17
837 Porting 479 22 537 32 538 32 539 32 538 33
838 qnx 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3
839 utils 275 15 258 16 258 16 263 19 263 19
840 uts 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3
841 vmesa 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4
842 vms 648 36 654 36 654 36 656 36 656 36
843 vos 330 20 335 20 335 20 335 20 335 20
844 win32 1062 49 1125 49 1127 49 1126 49 1181 56
845 x2p 347 20 348 20 348 20 348 20 348 20
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846
847 ======================================================================
848
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849 5.8.5 5.8.6 5.8.7 5.8.8 5.8.9
850
851 apollo 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3
852 beos 6 4 6 4 8 4 8 4 8 4
853 Configure 494 1 494 1 495 1 506 1 520 1
854 Cross 45 10 45 10 45 10 45 10 46 10
855 djgpp 21 7 21 7 21 7 21 7 21 7
856 emacs 329 4 329 4 329 4 329 4 406 4
857 epoc 33 8 33 8 33 8 34 8 35 8
858 h2pl 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15
859 hints 350 91 352 91 355 94 360 94 387 99
860 mint 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9
861 mpeix 25 5 25 5 25 5 49 6 49 6
862 NetWare 488 61 488 61 488 61 490 61 491 61
863 os2 488 67 488 67 488 67 488 67 552 70
864 plan9 321 17 321 17 321 17 322 17 324 17
865 Porting 538 34 548 35 549 35 564 37 625 41
866 qnx 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3
867 utils 265 19 265 19 266 19 267 19 281 21
868 uts 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3
869 vmesa 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4
870 vms 657 36 658 36 662 36 664 36 716 35
871 vos 335 20 335 20 335 20 336 21 345 22
872 win32 1183 56 1190 56 1199 56 1219 56 1484 68
873 x2p 349 20 349 20 349 20 349 19 350 19
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874
875 ======================================================================
876
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877 5.9.0 5.9.1 5.9.2 5.9.3 5.9.4
878
879 apollo 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3
880 beos 6 4 6 4 8 4 8 4 8 4
881 Configure 493 1 493 1 495 1 508 1 512 1
882 Cross 45 10 45 10 45 10 45 10 46 10
883 djgpp 21 7 21 7 21 7 21 7 21 7
884 emacs 329 4 329 4 329 4 329 4 329 4
885 epoc 33 8 33 8 33 8 34 8 34 8
886 h2pl 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15 24 15
887 hints 321 89 346 91 355 94 359 94 366 96
888 mad - - - - - - - - 174 6
889 mint 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9 11 9
890 mpeix 25 5 25 5 25 5 49 6 49 6
891 NetWare 489 61 487 61 487 61 489 61 489 61
892 os2 444 67 488 67 488 67 488 67 488 67
893 plan9 325 17 321 17 321 17 322 17 323 17
894 Porting 537 32 536 33 549 36 564 38 576 38
895 qnx 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3
896 symbian - - - - - - 293 53 293 53
897 utils 258 16 263 19 268 20 273 23 275 24
898 uts 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3
899 vmesa 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4 25 4
900 vms 660 36 547 33 553 33 661 33 696 33
901 vos 11 7 11 7 11 7 11 7 11 7
902 win32 1120 49 1124 51 1191 56 1209 56 1719 90
903 x2p 348 20 348 20 349 20 349 19 349 19
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904
905 ======================================================================
906
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907 5.9.5 5.10.0 5.10.1 5.12.0 5.12.1
908
909 apollo 8 3 8 3 0 3 0 3 0 3
910 beos 8 4 8 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
911 Configure 518 1 518 1 533 1 536 1 536 1
912 Cross 122 15 122 15 119 15 118 15 118 15
913 djgpp 21 7 21 7 17 7 17 7 17 7
914 emacs 329 4 406 4 402 4 402 4 402 4
915 epoc 34 8 35 8 31 8 31 8 31 8
916 h2pl 24 15 24 15 12 15 12 15 12 15
917 hints 377 98 381 98 385 100 368 97 368 97
918 mad 182 8 182 8 174 8 174 8 174 8
919 mint 11 9 11 9 3 9 - - - -
920 mpeix 49 6 49 6 45 6 45 6 45 6
921 NetWare 489 61 489 61 465 61 466 61 466 61
922 os2 552 70 552 70 507 70 507 70 507 70
923 plan9 324 17 324 17 316 17 316 17 316 17
924 Porting 627 40 632 40 933 53 749 54 749 54
925 qnx 5 3 5 4 1 4 1 4 1 4
926 symbian 300 54 300 54 290 54 288 54 288 54
927 utils 260 26 264 27 268 27 269 27 269 27
928 uts 12 3 12 3 8 3 8 3 8 3
929 vmesa 25 4 25 4 21 4 21 4 21 4
930 vms 690 32 722 32 693 30 645 18 645 18
931 vos 19 8 19 8 16 8 16 8 16 8
932 win32 1482 68 1485 68 1497 70 1841 73 1841 73
933 x2p 349 19 349 19 345 19 345 19 345 19
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935 ======================================================================
936
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937 5.12.2 5.12.3 5.14.0 5.16.0 5.18.0
938
939 apollo 0 3 0 3 - - - - - -
940 beos 4 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 - -
941 Configure 536 1 536 1 539 1 547 1 550 1
942 Cross 118 15 118 15 118 15 118 15 118 15
943 djgpp 17 7 17 7 18 7 18 7 18 7
944 emacs 402 4 402 4 - - - - - -
945 epoc 31 8 31 8 32 8 30 8 - -
946 h2pl 12 15 12 15 15 15 15 15 13 15
947 hints 368 97 368 97 370 96 371 96 354 91
948 mad 174 8 174 8 176 8 176 8 174 8
949 mpeix 45 6 45 6 46 6 46 6 - -
950 NetWare 466 61 466 61 473 61 472 61 469 61
951 os2 507 70 507 70 518 70 519 70 510 70
952 plan9 316 17 316 17 319 17 319 17 318 17
953 Porting 750 54 750 54 855 60 1093 69 1149 70
954 qnx 1 4 1 4 2 4 2 4 1 4
955 symbian 288 54 288 54 292 54 292 54 290 54
956 utils 269 27 269 27 249 29 245 30 246 31
957 uts 8 3 8 3 9 3 9 3 - -
958 vmesa 21 4 21 4 22 4 22 4 - -
959 vms 646 18 644 18 639 17 571 15 564 15
960 vos 16 8 16 8 17 8 9 7 8 7
961 win32 1841 73 1841 73 1833 72 1655 67 1157 62
962 x2p 345 19 345 19 346 19 345 19 344 20
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964 ======================================================================
965
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966 5.20.0 5.22.0
967
968 Configure 552 1 570 1
969 Cross 118 15 118 15
970 djgpp 18 7 17 7
971 h2pl 13 15 13 15
972 hints 355 90 356 87
973 mad 174 8 - -
974 NetWare 467 61 466 61
975 os2 510 70 510 70
976 plan9 316 17 317 17
977 Porting 1204 68 1393 71
978 qnx 1 4 1 4
979 symbian 290 54 291 54
980 utils 241 27 242 27
981 vms 538 12 532 12
982 vos 8 7 8 7
983 win32 1183 64 1201 64
984 x2p 341 19 - -
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986=head2 SELECTED PATCH SIZES
987
699e896a 988The "diff lines kB" means that for example the patch 5.003_08, to be
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989applied on top of the 5.003_07 (or whatever was before the 5.003_08)
990added lines for 110 kilobytes, it removed lines for 19 kilobytes, and
cac726e9 991changed lines for 424 kilobytes. Just the lines themselves are
12940611 992counted, not their context. The "+ - !" become from the diff(1)
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993context diff output format.
994
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995 Pump- Release Date diff lines kB
996 king -------------
997 + - !
a45445a7 998 ======================================================================
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1000 Chip 5.003_08 1996-Nov-19 110 19 424
1001 5.003_09 1996-Nov-26 38 9 248
1002 5.003_10 1996-Nov-29 29 2 27
1003 5.003_11 1996-Dec-06 73 12 165
1004 5.003_12 1996-Dec-19 275 6 436
1005 5.003_13 1996-Dec-20 95 1 56
1006 5.003_14 1996-Dec-23 23 7 333
1007 5.003_15 1996-Dec-23 0 0 1
1008 5.003_16 1996-Dec-24 12 3 50
1009 5.003_17 1996-Dec-27 19 1 14
1010 5.003_18 1996-Dec-31 21 1 32
1011 5.003_19 1997-Jan-04 80 3 85
1012 5.003_20 1997-Jan-07 18 1 146
1013 5.003_21 1997-Jan-15 38 10 221
1014 5.003_22 1997-Jan-16 4 0 18
1015 5.003_23 1997-Jan-25 71 15 119
1016 5.003_24 1997-Jan-29 426 1 20
1017 5.003_25 1997-Feb-04 21 8 169
1018 5.003_26 1997-Feb-10 16 1 15
1019 5.003_27 1997-Feb-18 32 10 38
1020 5.003_28 1997-Feb-21 58 4 66
1021 5.003_90 1997-Feb-25 22 2 34
1022 5.003_91 1997-Mar-01 37 1 39
1023 5.003_92 1997-Mar-06 16 3 69
1024 5.003_93 1997-Mar-10 12 3 15
1025 5.003_94 1997-Mar-22 407 7 200
1026 5.003_95 1997-Mar-25 41 1 37
1027 5.003_96 1997-Apr-01 283 5 261
1028 5.003_97 1997-Apr-03 13 2 34
1029 5.003_97a 1997-Apr-05 57 1 27
1030 5.003_97b 1997-Apr-08 14 1 20
1031 5.003_97c 1997-Apr-10 20 1 16
1032 5.003_97d 1997-Apr-13 8 0 16
1033 5.003_97e 1997-Apr-15 15 4 46
1034 5.003_97f 1997-Apr-17 7 1 33
1035 5.003_97g 1997-Apr-18 6 1 42
1036 5.003_97h 1997-Apr-24 23 3 68
1037 5.003_97i 1997-Apr-25 23 1 31
1038 5.003_97j 1997-Apr-28 36 1 49
1039 5.003_98 1997-Apr-30 171 12 539
1040 5.003_99 1997-May-01 6 0 7
1041 5.003_99a 1997-May-09 36 2 61
1042 p54rc1 1997-May-12 8 1 11
1043 p54rc2 1997-May-14 6 0 40
1044
1045 5.004 1997-May-15 4 0 4
1046
1047 Tim 5.004_01 1997-Jun-13 222 14 57
1048 5.004_02 1997-Aug-07 112 16 119
1049 5.004_03 1997-Sep-05 109 0 17
1050 5.004_04 1997-Oct-15 66 8 173
1051
1052=head3 The patch-free era
1053
1054In more modern times, named releases don't come as often, and as progress
1055can be followed (nearly) instantly (with rsync, and since late 2008, git)
1056patches between versions are no longer provided. However, that doesn't
75ae21a0 1057keep us from calculating how large a patch could have been. Which is
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1058shown in the table below. Unless noted otherwise, the size mentioned is
1059the patch to bring version x.y.z to x.y.z+1.
1060
1061 Sarathy 5.6.1 2001-Apr-08 531 44 651
1062 Rafael 5.6.2 2003-Nov-15 20 11 1819
1063
1064 Jarkko 5.8.0 2002-Jul-18 1205 31 471 From 5.7.3
1065
1066 5.8.1 2003-Sep-25 243 102 6162
1067 Nicholas 5.8.2 2003-Nov-05 10 50 788
1068 5.8.3 2004-Jan-14 31 13 360
1069 5.8.4 2004-Apr-21 33 8 299
1070 5.8.5 2004-Jul-19 11 19 255
1071 5.8.6 2004-Nov-27 35 3 192
1072 5.8.7 2005-May-30 75 34 778
1073 5.8.8 2006-Jan-31 131 42 1251
1074 5.8.9 2008-Dec-14 340 132 12988
1075
1076 Hugo 5.9.0 2003-Oct-27 281 168 7132 From 5.8.0
1077 Rafael 5.9.1 2004-Mar-16 57 250 2107
1078 5.9.2 2005-Apr-01 720 57 858
1079 5.9.3 2006-Jan-28 1124 102 1906
1080 5.9.4 2006-Aug-15 896 60 862
1081 5.9.5 2007-Jul-07 1149 128 1062
1082
1083 5.10.0 2007-Dec-18 50 31 13111 From 5.9.5
1084
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1086=head1 THE KEEPERS OF THE RECORDS
1087
1088Jarkko Hietaniemi <F<jhi@iki.fi>>.
1089
1090Thanks to the collective memory of the Perlfolk. In addition to the
75ae21a0 1091Keepers of the Pumpkin also Alan Champion, Mark Dominus,
970c3089 1092Andreas KE<0xf6>nig, John Macdonald, Matthias Neeracher, Jeff Okamoto,
aa2f2a36 1093Michael Peppler, Randal Schwartz, and Paul D. Smith sent corrections
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1094and additions. Abigail added file and patch size data for the 5.6.0 - 5.10
1095era.
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1096
1097=cut