[Dancer-users] Recent Build requirement breaks 5.8.x installs

Gabor Szabo szabgab at gmail.com
Tue May 31 20:09:46 CEST 2011

On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 7:25 PM, Lee Carmichael
<leecarmichael123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I was in the process of upgrading to Dancer 1.3051 on one machine that
> runs Perl 5.8 and it failed due to build requirement of
> 'Tie::Hash::NamedCapture'. This was added to Perl in 5.10.  The main
> headache for me is that it broke the 'cpan install Dancer' command.
> But it didn't stop me from updating dancer by hand.
> I hate to be the one asking for support on an dated language version
> but i guess i am :) Should I open a bug for this or is the forward
> direction of Dance away from 5.8?

Yeah, that was the issue I mentioned yesterday on the IRC channel.
I upgraded Dancer with 'notest install Dancer'.

I am surprised it has not been fixed yet as this now makes
it difficult for people to install the security fix.


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