[Dancer-users] Minimum version of Perl?

Benjamin Nadland benjamin.nadland at freenet.de
Thu Mar 10 12:15:32 CET 2011

On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 04:57:36PM +0200, sawyer x wrote:
> Hi Alex.
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 4:16 PM, Alex C <calyx2011 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I was wondering if there is a minimum Perl requirement for Dancer, and
> > for how long it will be compatible with older versions like 5.8 /
> > 5.10. I use OpenBSD and I doubt they will bundle 5.12 for some time
> > with their distribution and precompiled mod_perl package. In fact, I
> > am still on 5.8.8 on my dev box and no problems with Dancer so far.
> >
> Also, we will probably always remain enough backwards compatible for the
> annoying distros (OpenBSD, RedHat, etc.) so I wouldn't worry much. If we
> ever find such a need, we'll raise it on the mailing list properly for sure,
> and discuss it with the community.

I am running OpenBSD-current and use perl 5.12.2 for some months now
(it was imported late September 2010). Which means it should be in 4.9.

Just to rectify the annoying distro bit. ;-)

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