Should Bugzilla 2.18 require Perl 5.6.1?

Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai asmodai at
Tue May 11 06:43:25 UTC 2004


-On [20040510 19:52], David Miller (justdave at wrote:
>I've gotten absolutely zero responses from anyone saying they still need 
>Perl 5.6.0 support.  We're close enough to releasing 2.18 now, though, 
>I'm going to go ahead and leave the requirement at 5.6.0 for 2.18, 
>however we will be dropping 5.6.0 support (requiring a minimum of at 
>least 5.6.1) for 2.19/2.20.

Not trying to beat on a dead horse here, so excuse me if I missed
previous discussions (only now getting back on track with my lists), but
wouldn't a dependency on 5.8.x not be a better goal?  As far as I
understood it Unicode support is just not what it should be in 5.6.x and
given the diverse userbase it would seem more interesting to go that

Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(at)> / asmodai / kita no mono
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